honors

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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Trucker Buddy names outstanding teacher

Sharon Cunningham has been named Trucker Buddy International’s Outstanding Teacher following her nomination by her husband, Michael Cunningham, a driver for Walmart Transportation in Sanger, Texas. Sharon is the head special education teacher of Hayes Elementary, located in Ada, Okla.  The Cunninghams created a Trucker Buddy teddy bear named Hayes after the elementary school they service. Hayes has a journal to document his travels. He began traveling with Michael, and Michael would pass him on to ...

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Con-way Truckload Recognizes Professional Driver for Reaching 4 Million Miles

Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., recognized independent contractor Jon Smith for surpassing 4 million miles of professional driving for the company.  Smith is the first independent contractor at Con-way to reach 4 million miles. Smith, of Joplin, Mo., began as a company driver with Con-way Truckload in 1984 and transitioned to an independent contractor in 1996 Smith advised truckers to stay up-to-date on truck care and maintenance and read trucking industry ...

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Super Service driver named Michigan’s driver of month

Mark Clark, a driver for Super Service based in Grand Rapids, Mich., has been named the Michigan Trucking Association’s (MTA) February Driver of the Month in recognition of his safe driving practices. Clark will be recognized at MTA’s West Michigan Safety Council Driver of the Month Banquet on Feb. 4. Following his service in the U.S. Army, Clark joined Super Service in 1993 as a student driver and has maintained a perfect safety record ever since. He ...

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Hill recognizes driver milestones

Hill Brothers Transportation has recognized 34 company drivers and owner-operators who earned a Safe Driving Award for the second quarter of 2013. The award recipients include: Company Drivers Robert W. Felthauser Jr., of Omaha, NE, 1 Year Award  Duane A. Kendall, of Mendota, IL, 1 Year Award  Daniel G. Twitchell, of Aurora, CO, 1 Year Award  Paul W. Brooks, of  Lincoln, NE, 100,000 Mile Award  John D. Hinners, of Thornton, CO, 100,000 Mile Award  Christopher P. Howdle, of Omaha, NE, 100,000 Mile Award  Timothy R. ...

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Interstate Batteries named tech innovator

Interstate Batteries has been recognized as one of the Top 500 Technology Innovators by InformationWeek for developing and implementing a revolutionary sales and service model for the enterprise.

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Every Trucking awarded for safety

Great West Casualty Company, at the Oregon Trucking Convention, presented Central Oregon-based Charlie Every Trucking with the Platinum Fleet Safety Award.

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Kansas driver honored

Mark Goforth was recently named Ruan Transportation Management Systems’ 2012 Driver of the Year after being selected from a pool of more than 4,200 professional drivers. Goforth, who operates out of Ruan’s Topeka, Kan., terminal, has been with Ruan since 2005. He has driven more than 1.5 million miles during his 15 years as a professional truck driver. Goforth was chosen based on length of service, safety, driving records, and exceptional customer service.

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