HERNDON, VA --- The National Private Truck Council National Safety Conference is set for Sept. 11-12 in Herndon, VA.

The conference theme this year is "Raising the Bar."

The event will be held at the Hyatt Dulles Hotel, adjacent to Washington Dulles International Airport.

Topics will include:

-- Safety, Liability and the Private Fleet

-- Safety Leadership

-- Predictive Modeling

-- Understanding Safety Inspections

-- The Role of Maintenance

-- Security Lessons Learned from 9/11

-- Safety Technology Review

-- Defensive Driving Refresher Training

-- Integrating Simulators into the Training Regimen

-- Driver Wellness Programs.

For more information, visit www.ntpc.org.