The Truckload Carriers Association has selected 18 companies as division winners in its 37th annual National Fleet Safety Awards, sponsored by Great West Casualty Company.
Each fleet’s accident frequency per million miles driven was calculated for each of six mileage-based divisions. The top three division winners were selected and have been audited by an independent expert to verify their accident frequency numbers.
The division winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony to be held during TCA’s Annual Convention, March 3-6, 2013, at the Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, as well as during TCA’s Safety & Security Division Annual Meeting, May 19-21, 2013, at the Westin Indianapolis in Indianapolis.
Division winners are now eligible to compete for two grand prizes, one in the “less than 25 million annual miles” category and one in the “25 million or more annual miles” category. The companies that won their divisions are:
Division I (Less than 5 million miles)
FTC Transportation Inc. of Oklahoma City
Weinrich Truck Line Inc. of Hinton, Iowa
AAT Carriers of Chattanooga, Tenn.
Division II (5-14.99 million miles)
Fortune Transportation of Windom, Minn.
Southland Transportation Co. of Boonville, N.C.
Brian Kurtz Trucking LTD of Breslau, Ontario
Division III (15-24.99 million miles)
A&A Express Inc. of Brandon, S.D.
Convoy Systems LLC of Kansas City, Kan.
Fleetmaster Express Inc. of Roanoke, Va.
Division IV (25-49.99 million miles)
Halvor Lines Inc. of Superior, Wis.
N. Yanke Transfer Ltd. of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Fremont Contract Carriers Inc. of Fremont, Neb.
Division V (50-99.99 million miles)
Groupe Robert Inc. of Rougemont, Québec
Hirschbach Motor Lines Inc. of East Dubuque, Ill.
Navajo Express Inc. of Denver
Division VI(100 million or more miles)
Bison Transport Inc. of Winnipeg, Manitoba
Gordon Trucking Inc. of Pacific, Wash.
FFE Transportation Services Inc. of Lancaster, Texas