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Collin Long, director of government affairs, joined OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office in 2016. Originally from Allentown, Pa., and graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in international relations.
He began his career in Washington as a staffer for U.S. Representative Charlie Dent, R-Pa. He subsequently served as senior director of government affairs for the Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s cement manufacturers on Capitol Hill. During his time in D.C., Long has worked on a variety of transportation issues.
With the help of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s regulatory department and a clarification from the Federal Highway Administration, a truck driver’s $14,400 fine for having an overweight load was dismissed.
By Mark Schremmer | October 2018