Bloomberg Law
Oct. 1, 2020, 5:28 PM

Self-Driving Truck Maker TuSimple Hires Ex-FMCSA Chief Mullen

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

TuSimple Inc. has hired former Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official James Mullen as its new chief legal and risk officer.

The San Diego-based self-driving truck startup, which is backed by China’s Sina Corp., announced Mullen’s hire Sept. 30. Mullen, who was the FMCSA’s acting administrator and top lawyer, will oversee legal affairs and risk management strategy for TuSimple.

The Transportation Department confirmed in August that Mullen would leave the FMCSA at the end of that month. He is replaced by newly installed deputy administrator James “Wiley” Deck, a non-lawyer former senior policy adviser to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. ...

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