Richard Picciotto, chief of the Fire Department of New York, will kick off the 2003 National Private Truck Council annual meeting April 27 in St. Louis. Picciotto was the highest-ranking firefighter to survive the World Trade Center collapse and the last man to escape the devastation. He is the author of the best-selling book Last Man Down.
Educational sessions at the annual conference will cover security, fuel purchasing, engine technology, accident investigation, equipment leasing and other issues. The NPTC annual meeting and exhibition will be held April 27-29 at the Cervantes Convention Center in St. Louis. For registration information, call Patti Burke at (703) 683-1300, ext. 212.