Jill Kolaga

Acknowledged Expert in Transportation Safety

About Jill Kolaga

Over the course of her career, Jill Kolaga has demonstrated an in-depth knowledge of transportation compliance and safety regulations. She began her career as a senior flight attendant with Eastern Airlines, where she communicated safety protocol and regulations to numerous passengers. Backed by this early experience, Jill Kolaga then turned her attention full-time to transportation safety as a motor carrier safety specialist with the United States Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

In this role, Jill Kolaga developed and implemented such public awareness campaigns as Share the Road with a Truck and Don't Hang Out in the No Zone such as radio and tv ads. A key player in the development of media programs and outreach events in conjunction with these projects, she also actively conducted field safety inspections on motor carriers and trucks. Acknowledged by the federal USDOT programs manager for her accomplishments in regulatory enforcement, she served as sole investigator in the USDOT's Buffalo office for two years.

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