Gobbell Transportation Safety LLC.

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Rick Gobbell

About Us

Rick Gobbell, our senior member, served at both State and Federal truck enforcement agencies for more than 36 years.† He started his career at the Tennessee Public Service Commission in 1973 as a commercial motor vehicle roadside inspector.† He then served at the former Interstate Commerce Commission as a District Supervisor until 1978.† Rick completed his federal service career at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in 2007.

During these years, Rick conducted about 10,000 roadside truck inspections and more than 1,000 Safety Compliance and Hazardous Materials audits and investigations.† He investigated hundreds of truck crashes.



Beverly Gobbell is our Business Manager/Safety Specialist.† Bev has more than 30 years experience working in government agencies, as a contractor and more recently serving as a Legal Assistant in a law firm in Franklin, TN.







Tara Walsh is a contractor who provides auditing services to our company. Tara has several years of experience in auditing logs and has completed the U.S. Department of Transportationís Motor Carrier Safety Compliance Course.† She audits hundreds of driverís logs for our clients each month.†







Betty Sumerlin does contract work for our company providing her expertise in auditing logs and driver qualifications.† She completed the U.S. Department of Transportationís Motor Carrier Safety Compliance Course.






Brittany (our granddaughter) is our latest Hours of Service Compliance Technician.† Brittany has become a false log detection specialist and is getting good at auditing all of our clientís logs for compliance with the Hours of Service Regulations.†† So drivers beware, not only are you going to be caught falsifying your logs but you will have to smile about it.††

Beverly Gobbell

†††††††† Tara Walsh

†† Betty Sumerlin

†† Britanny