Overdrive Senior Editor Todd Dills’ two-part series on the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program’s impact on owner-operators won a Jesse H. Neal business journalism award in its category today at an awards ceremony in New York. The Neal award, the business-to-business industry’s most prestigious honor, is the first for Overdrive, sister publication to Truckers News.
Dills’ “CSA Special Report” in the April 2011 and May 2011 issues covered what owner-operators can do to manage driver-related data that contributes to driver and carrier safety scores and how to stay on top of truck maintenance.
The Overdrive report won over series at Transmission & Distribution World and meatingplace, Marketing & Technology Group for best subject related series of articles in its category. Established in 1955, the Jesse H. Neal Awards recognize and reward editorial excellence in business-to-business media. They are named after American Business Media’s first managing director, who remained active in promoting the industry throughout his life.
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