Compliance Experts

In the transportation industry, compliance and safety programs are paramount for your success. To support you in these endeavors, Zonar has a dedicated team of compliance experts with decades of experience in transportation. They work closely with our product development teams to innovate, design and implement smart fleet solutions that assist you in adherence to federal and state regulations. If you have any questions about current or proposed industry regulations, feel free to contact us for a complimentary consultation.

Hot Topics
ELD mandate survives court challenge A federal mandate requiring nearly all U.S. truck operators to use electronic logging devices to track duty status has been upheld in court...Read More.
The Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law: What you need to know to ensure compliance The California child check bill—known as the “Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law”—requires all buses to be equipped with a “child safety alert system,” which is a device located at the interior rear of the bus. The driver must manually contact the device before exiting to ensure all seats were checked for children at the end of every shift... Read More.
ELD lawsuit sees a wave of action as ATA, others file briefs in support of mandate The court battle over a federal rule to mandate electronic logging devices for truck drivers saw two carrier-backed parties file briefs in support of the mandate this week... Read More

Meet our compliance leadership

Our experts are available for compliance consulting and will work directly with you to better understand the specific needs of your business. Contact us to get the conversation started.

Fred Fakkema, Vice President of Compliance

Fred Fakkema, Vice President of Compliance

Fred is currently Vice President of Compliance for Zonar, where he leads product development to meet the safety and compliance needs of customers today and tomorrow. Over the last twenty-four months, Fred has been deeply involved in the development of the ELD (electronic logging devices) mandate, from the policy level down to the compliance level for Zonar’s mobile telematics tablet.

Prior to joining Zonar in 2010, enjoyed a successful a 25-year career with the Washington State Patrol (WSP). During his career, he commanded the WSP Academy, Government and Relations Division and the Commercial Vehicle Division. He is the Past President for the Washington Chapter, FBI National Academy Associates. Fred is a member of the American Trucking Association (ATA) Safety Policy Committee, Technology and Engineering Policy Committee, and is a member of the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) Safety Committee. Fred earned his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Washington.

Ryan Wiese, Compliance Manager

Ryan Wiese, Compliance Manager

Ryan is currently Manager of Compliance for Zonar, where he works extensively with product development to write specifications to ensure our solutions meet the laws and regulations of commercial motor vehicles. He also works with Zonar quality assurance teams to assist in product testing and validation. Prior to joining Zonar, Ryan spent 13 years with the Washington State Patrol (WSP) where he served as a commercial vehicle enforcement officer and a supervisor responsible for training commercial vehicle enforcement officers and state troopers.

Associations

We actively participate in a number of associations, organizations and industry events. This provides our leadership with a critical understanding of the state of the industry, its trends and best practices.
Association of Equipment Management Professionals
Association of Equipment Management Professionals, Safety Committee
American Trucking Association
American Trucking Association, Safety Policy and Technology and Engineering Committees
Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators
Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Served as Ad-hoc ELD committee chair
FBI National Academy Associates
FBI National Academy Associates
Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC)
Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC)
Association of Equipment Management Professionals
CVSA’s North American Inspectors Championship
National Private Truck Council
National Private Truck Council
National Tank Truck Carriers
National Tank Truck Carriers
TCA’s Safety & SecurityDivision
TCA's Safety & Security Division
Truckload Carriers Assn (TCA)
Truckload Carriers Assn (TCA)
ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council, EOBR/ELD task force
ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council, EOBR/ELD task force
Truck Renting and Leasing Association
Truck Renting and Leasing Association
Washington Trucking Association
Washington Trucking Association

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