Richard Trester, CTP

Senior Safety Consultant

With over 10 years of experience in education and training, Richard is a highly effective consultant specializing in FMCSA regulatory compliance, hazmat and CSA best practices.

800.558.5011 ext. 7689 |

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Core Competencies

  • FMCSA regulatory compliance
  • Driver training and evaluation
  • Management training and advisement
  • Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA)
  • Hazmat compliance and training
  • IATA/IMDG compliance


  • Certified Transportation Professional (CTP)
  • U.S. DOT Motor Carrier Safety Compliance Course Certification
  • Trained and tested in compliance with 49 CFR §172.704 for hazmat transportation
  • Multi-modal hazmat refresher training, including IATA and IMDG
  • Member, Council on Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles (COSTHA)

Professional Education/Experience

  • Safety Consultant, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
  • Safety Training, national seminar provider
  • Summer Technical Institute Instructor, Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Instructor, Prince William County Schools
  • Bachelor of science in nutrition, food service management, biology and public health education, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC.

“Connect, communicate, and cultivate — these are my three Cs to successful relationships with clients and people in general.”