Mercer sponsors awards weekend
Mercer Transportation, Louisville, Ky., sponsored its Top Ten Contractors Weekend to honor 50 owner-operators who excelled in a variety of categories, including Top System, Top Singles, Top Five Loads and Mid-America.
Racer addresses Robertson drivers
Robertson Transportation, Champaign, Ill., played host to former NASCAR driver Bobby Allison at its Million Mile Banquet, where it honored 17 drivers for earning 1 million safe miles.
Averitt names top drivers
Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., named 12 members to its company-wide Best of the Best team for 2001.
Awards & Recognition
CFI, Joplin, Mo., announced its July awards: Walt Makiej, Company Driver of the Month; Jeannie and Winston Wells, Company Team of the Month; Wayne Wright, Contractor Driver of the Month; and Karl Gray and Will Vargas, Contractor Team of the Month.
Paschall Truck Lines, Murray, Ky., named George Capron Driver of the Month for June.
The 64th Annual National Truck Driving Championships named Yellow Freight driver Ray Simon National Grand Champion.
Eleven Con-Waydrivers captured top-10 honors at the National Truck Driving Championships in Minneapolis.
Maverick Transportation, Pine Mountain, Ga., received the Liberty Mutual Gold Award for safety.
FedEx Custom Critical, Akron, Ohio, honored more than 50 independent contractors with its Four Star Award.