Dale Tidwell, CDS

Consulting Practice Manager

Dale has over 36 years of experience helping fleets improve safety and compliance. He uses his DOT regulatory knowledge to help clients manage risk, maintain regulatory compliance, and implement related best practices.

920-722-2848 ext. 2919 | jtidwell@jjkeller.com

Dale Tidwell Headshot

Core Competencies

  • Accident and injury prevention
  • Behavior-based safety
  • Claims management
  • Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA)
  • DOT compliance assessments, safety audits and investigations
  • Driver qualification
  • Entry-level driver training
  • FMCSA regulatory compliance
  • Hours of service
  • Logistics
  • Policy, program and curriculum development
  • Risk management
  • Vehicle inspections


  • Certified Director of Safety, CDS (NATMI)
  • OSHA 30-Hour Training
  • Safe Driving Principles/Programs
  • Essentials of Management Training
  • Managing Motor Fleet Safety Programs

Professional Education/Experience

  • Consulting Practice Manager, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
  • Senior Director EHS Logistics, Dean Foods Company
  • Managing Partner, Sentry Compliance Solutions, LLC
  • Director Safety and Recruiting, Castle Creek
  • Fleet Dispatcher, Davision Transport
  • Bulk Delivery Driver, Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

“Because every carrier has its own unique set of compliance challenges and goals, I offer customized support and regulatory assistance to help clients understand the complex and ever-changing regulations they face. The result is a specialized program that delivers the results that have a real-world impact.”