honors

Triple Crown names top driver

Triple Crown Services named Independence, Mo.-resident Victor Jones as the Owner-Operator of the Quarter. The honor recognizes Jones for his performance, safe driving, on-time service record and recommendations from customers and management. Jones is based at the company’s Kansas City terminal and serves customers within a 100-mile radius of the terminal. He has driven for the company since 2001.  

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Freymiller awards million milers

Oklahoma City-based Freymiller announced its newest list of Million Mile Safe Drivers this week. The following drivers will be honored Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fleet Safety Awards Banquet by the Oklahoma Trucking Association: Cliff Harper, John Gunter and Andre Robinson. They will also be recognized by the Midnight Radio Network and their Million Mile Club.

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C.R. driver wins Harley

C.R. England, the Salt Lake City-based transportation provider, awarded company driver Brent Sanger a Harley-Davidson Sportster Seventy-Two for showing improvement in both miles per gallon average and average idle percentage for the fourth quarter 2012. He drives a 2012 Freightliner Cascadia for the company fleet out of McCarran, Nev. He maintained an average of 7.35 MPG and a three percent idle time during the quarter.

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Boyd Bros. names million mile drivers

Boyd Bros. Transportation recently honored two of its drivers for reaching safe million mile markers.

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Moving company awards

The American Moving & Storage Association has named the safe van operators and company fleets in the U.S. moving industry during 2012 that are receiving AMSA honors.

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Interstate Van gets award

Interstate Van Lines of Springfield, Va., has been awarded a 2012 Fleet Safety award by the American Moving & Storage Association.

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Chevron’s Million Mile inductees

Chevron Delo announced this week the December 2012 inductees to the company’s Million Mile Club. The eight new drivers are inducted based on one million safe accident-free miles. As a new inductee to the club, each driver receives a personalized Million Mile Club jacket, a club membership card, and a gift from other participating sponsors. The December inductees are as follows: Tanya Medina, Tri State Motor Transit, Jupiter, FL Terry Smith, SLH Transport, Miramichi, NB John Waldvogel, Averitt Express, ...

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Wal-Mart driver named Trucker Buddy of Month

Michael Cummingham, a driver for Wal-Mart, has been named the November 2012 Truck Buddy of the Month, after being nominated by his wife, Sharon. Sharon is a teacher at Hayes Grade Center in Ada, Okla. Cummingham carried the class Trucking Buddy mascot, Hayes on his trips around the country. He presented a safety program to 450 first and second-grade students, as well as taking the students on a tour of the inside of his tractor. ...

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19 drivers earn Road Team captain distinction

The American Trucking Associations this week named 19 professional truck drivers the 2013-2014 American's Road Team captains.

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Trucker Buddy recognized for impact

Larry Huguenard has been named Trucker Buddy’s Buddy of the Month for October 2012 after being nominated by Cory Hyslop, a fifth-grade teacher at Oakdale Elementary in Rock Hill, S.C. Huguenard has been working with Hyslop’s class for the last two years, mailing postcards while across the country on hauls and responding to student questions and letters about his trips. Huguenard visited the class twice last year, bringing the class t-shirts and discussing his job ...

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