R82 Gets a New Customer Service Line

Etac has a new dedicated customer service line for R82. The new phone number — 877-227-0097 — is “another step in our efforts to provide you with superior and easily accessible customer service,” Etac said in a Feb. 15 bulletin.

NHTSA’s Acting Head to Be Nominated as Administrator

Pres. Joe Biden will nominate Ann Carlson as Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the White House said in a Feb. 13 announcement. In response, NMEDA said in a bulletin to members, “Carlson has effectively been leading the agency since her September 2022 appointment as acting head. Particularly passionate about facilitating the testing and deployment of advanced vehicle technologies, Carlson’s time at NHTSA has also focused on boosting vehicle fuel economy standards, reducing traffic fatalities, and directing safety probes into vehicles equipped with automated driving systems and advanced driver assistance systems.”

VGM Appoints Director of Retail Services

VGM & Associates has welcomed Tim VanAntwerp as its Director of Retail Services. In a social media post, VGM said VanAntwerp “will focus on assisting VGM members to meet their revenue goals through retail sales.”

Shepherd Center Breaks Ground

Shepherd Center in Atlanta has started construction on the Marcus Center for Advanced Rehabilitation, which “will allow us to grow our day programs and outpatient services, and create space for a new Innovation Institute,” according to a social media post.

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