Three trucking industry suppliers-including one commercial tire consultant-have been named Recognized Associates of the Technology and Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
The recipients include Peggy Fisher of Fleet Tire Consulting, Don Myers of Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems and Jim Smith of Alcoa Wheel Products. The award recognizes people for outstanding contributions to improving equipment, its maintenance and maintenance management, the ATA said. The three were recognized during TMC's annual meeting March 15-19 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Ms. Fisher, who is a commercial tire service columnist for Tire Business, has been a TMC member since 1979 and was general chairman in 1988. She was a full member representing fleets then transitioned to an associate member as a supplier to the industry, ATA said.