Mike McConnell, CDS, CSP

Safety Consultant

With over 40 years of experience in the transportation industry, Mike is a highly knowledgeable consultant specializing in safety, fleet, and operations management.

800.738.2270 | mmcconnell@jjkeller.com

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Core Competencies

  • Alcohol and controlled substances
  • Cargo securement
  • Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA)
  • DOT compliance assessments, safety audits and investigations
  • DOT Hazardous materials security plans
  • DOT Hazardous materials/training
  • Driver qualification
  • Electronic logging devices (ELDs)
  • Entry-level driver training
  • Expert witness services
  • Fleet maintenance
  • FMCSA regulatory compliance
  • Hours of service
  • Management of dash cam programs
  • Policy, program and curriculum development
  • Risk management
  • Supervisor and driver training
  • Vehicle inspections


  • Certified Director of Safety, CDS-TXTA and the University of North Texas
  • Certified Safety Practitioner, CSP, Certified in Fleet Safety, CFS - TXTA and the University of North Texas
  • Member, ATA Regulations Committee
  • Member, ATA Safety and Security Council
  • Past Chairman, Texas Trucking Association Safety Management Council
  • Past Chairman, DFW Council of Safety Professionals

Professional Education/Experience

  • Safety Consultant, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
  • CMV Consultant and Expert Witness, TSM Consulting LLC