PMTA member Timothy J. Abeel, chair of Rawle & Henderson LLP's commercial motor vehicle group, is a
founding member of the newly formed American College of Transportation Attorneys
said that he
and others decided to form ACTA
as a service to the trucking industry.
Some transportation attorney groups, such as the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) have gotten so large that it's difficult for them to connect members of the industry, he said, and his group seeks to provide the types of services that motor carriers need.
started with an idea to form a group to help the trucking industry, but it now has more than 1,000 members and has gotten so big that we don't know everyone," Abeel
We plan to write something similar for the less than truckload carriers," Abeel
We are often behind the curve on a lot of issues and won't see them for another six months or so when someone needs us to clean up," Abeel