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Rick Cates, CDS, CDT

Cates, CDS, CDT

Vice President Workforce Strategies
Marsh Fleet Safety
Rick Cates is a Fleet Safety group consultant in Marsh Risk Consulting’s (MRC) Workforce Strategies Practice. His core focus is safety management controls with special emphasis on driver recruiting and retention, among other consulting services provided by the Fleet Safety group.

Rick brings over 40 years of fleet safety experience to Marsh. He was most recently the executive director of the Safety Management Council at the American Trucking Association (ATA). He previously served as the Safety Director for the North Carolina Trucking Association and the Safety Director for Burlington Industries. He also has driver experience.

Rick is a specialist in vehicle and company Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) requirements including Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR), Hours of Service, vehicle condition, and drugs and alcohol. He has extensive accident investigation experience and has assisted in accident reconstruction with authorities. Rick has experience in the hiring, training, and retention of professional truck drivers. He is a North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI) Instructor in all fields of safety, security, and driver training. Rick also was the captain for America’s Road Team and selection committee for nearly 10 years.

Speaking in:

Tuesday Jun 27
2:00 - 2:45 PM
Maryland D 

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