honors

B-T Inc. driver of the month

B-T Inc. named Eric Dillard the company's Driver of the Month for May. Dillard was nominated by his fleet manager, Chris Krogman. Dillard has worked with B-T for 11 years.  In addition to winning a B-T gift certificate, he will now be eligible to compete for Driver/Owner-Operator of the Year. This year-end recognition brings a 1-cent-per-mile pay increase for twelve months. B-T's Drivers of the Month are selected by their fleet managers based on overall ...

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Schneider unveils Haul of Fame, inducts 179 drivers

Schneider announced this month it has created a new honors program for its drivers, the Haul of Fame, to recognize drivers who have achieved 3 million consecutive safe miles or 20 consecutive years of safe driving.  The Green Bay, Wis.-based carrier announced last week that it inducted 179 drivers into the Haul of Fame in April as its inaugural class.   Schneider says it expects to add 10 to 15 drivers to the Haul each year, and ...

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Groendyke driver named tanker driver of the year

James Starr, professional driver of Groendyke Transport, Inc., is the recipient of the first National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Professional Driver of the Year award.  Starr received the William A. Usher Sr. trophy, which was presented during NTTC’s 66th Annual Conference on April 28 in Las Vegas.  The award recognizes a tank truck driver who serves the industry with the most reliable and safe transportation of liquid and dry bulk commodities.  The eight finalists were chosen based ...

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Groendyke driver named tanker driver of the year

James Starr, professional driver of Groendyke Transport, Inc., is the recipient of the first National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Professional Driver of the Year award. Starr received the William A. Usher Sr. trophy, which was presented during NTTC’s 66th Annual Conference on April 28 in Las Vegas.

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Chevron announces Feb.’s million milers

Chevron, maker of the Delo brand of engine oils, inducted eight drivers into the Chevron Delo sponsored Red Eye Radio Million Mile Club in February 2014.

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WTS International names 2014 award winners

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, selected the winners of its annual recognition awards for 2014. Each of the five awards will be presented at an awards banquet on May 15 during the 2014 WTS Annual Conference in Portland, Ore. The award winners are: Woman of the Year – Beverly A. Scott, PhD, Chief Executive Officer/Rail & Transit Administrator, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Member of the Year – Jeannie Lee, ...

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Marten honors million milers

Marten Transport will hold the company’s annual Million Mile Banquet and Induction Ceremony on April 12. Thirteen drivers will be inducted into the One Million Mile Club, five drivers into the Two Million Mile Club and five drivers into the Three Million Mile Club. To qualify for induction, drivers must have driven all miles with Marten Transport and been free of preventable accidents during that time.  This marks the eighteenth annual ceremony, dating back to 1997. ...

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C.R. England names drivers of the year

C.R. England has recognized seven drivers for professional driving excellence, it announced recently, and six drivers were selected as C.R. England Drivers of the Year and one as C.R. England Trainer of the Year. The Drivers of the Year were: Richard Sweeney has worked on different Over the Road fleets during his 17 years with C.R. England.  He is currently assigned to the ES Dedicated fleet in Atlanta, Ga.  He has driven over 1,090 days accident-free. Sweeney ...

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Goodyear names Highway Hero finalists

Four finalists have been named for Goodyear's annual Highway Hero Award, with stories ranging from rescuing a young boy from a fiery car, pulling a man to safety from a fiery crash and over-the-cliff truck and pulling a pickup truck from a pond to save a college student.

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20 Best Fleets to Drive For based on pay, benefits, career path named by TCA

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge announced their annual list of the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For. Here's the list.

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