Entries by Joseph Sculley

Trucking moves America forward

MTAC President Joe Sculley’s Op Ed in CT Mirror’s Viewpoints. Did you know that 94 percent of manufactured tonnage transported in Connecticut is moved by truck? That’s according to data from the U.S. government’s most recent Commodity Flow Survey. This figure almost single-handedly proves the phrase, “if you bought it, a truck brought it.” With […]

Trucks do contribute to maintaining roads

MTAC President Joseph Sculley’s Letter to the Editor of New London Day. The Day is now the fourth Connecticut newspaper to print an opinion piece claiming that out-of-state trucks travel through Connecticut for free. This is not true. In your editorial, “Tolling only viable choice to pay for Connecticut’s transportation needs,” (July 20), you wrote, […]

Policymakers wrongly targeting small business truckers

Hartford Business Journal Op Ed by MTAC President Joseph Sculley. Small business trucking companies have so much money, it’s like they are sitting on piles of cash and they don’t know what to do with it. This must be what some leaders and policymakers in Connecticut, and elsewhere, are currently thinking. It’s the only way […]

Stay away from tolls

From MTAC President Joe Sculley’s Letter to the Editor of the Hartford Courant: In your Oct. 12 editorial – Five Reasons Connecticut Needs A Budget Now – you state “Connecticut will have to do what states from Maine to North Carolina have done: install tolls on the state’s highways, the third busiest in the nation.” […]

MTAC Annual Meeting Recap

On October 29, 2015, at its 95th annual meeting, the Motor Transport Association of Connecticut (MTAC) elected four new members to serve on the Board of Directors. The new members, who will all serve two year terms, are: Don DeVivo, President, DATTCO; Bob Hill, President, W.B. Hill; Matthew McConnell, CEO, Black Rock Truck Group; Ed Roy, […]