honors

United driver earns distinction

Sherryll Byrd, a company driver for United Van Lines, has been named Trucker Buddy of the Month for November. Carole Sylvester and her second-grade class at Oak Grove School, of Ojai, Calif., nominated Byrd for the honor. For the past five years, Byrd has sent postcards to the class each week from a location he is driving through. Byrd also helps teach the class about the trucking industry as part of the curriculum in Sylvester’s ...

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FirstFleet driver hits 2M miles

Russell Lee Kesley Jr. has been recognized by his carrier, FirstFleet Inc., for driving two million safe miles.

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Con-way names monthly stand outs

Con-way Truckload announced its October Drivers of the Month, recognizing seven drivers, as well as 11 drivers that have reached the 1 and 2 million safe mile marks.

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Kenny Chesney tour operation named ‘Road Warrior’

Singer-songwriter Kenny Chesney was presented with the Shell Rotella Road Warrior Award Thursday night at the Billboard Touring Awards and Conference.

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Kari Fisher of Missing Truck Driver Alert Network honored

Kari Fisher, founder of the Missing Truck Driver Alert Network, recognized with the Jason Rivenburg Making a Difference Award at the Truck Driver Social Media Convention.

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Averitt driver named August Trucker Buddy

Averitt Express driver Stuart Goldberg has been named the August Trucker Buddy of the Month by Jocelyn Murphy-Stout of Egg Harbor City Community School in Egg Harbor, N.J.

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Con-way driver hits 3 million miles

Con-way Truckload announced that one of its drivers has achieved 3 million miles of driving.

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Chevron September 2012 Million Mile Club

Chevron Lubricants named the eight drivers inducted to the September 2012 Chevron Delo sponsored Red Eye Radio (formerly Midnight Trucking Radio) Million Mile Club.

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Penske awarded for service

Penske Logistics has been given the 2011 Delphi Above & Beyond Award, one of its Pinnacle Family of Awards, for Penske’s distribution center management services.

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Kenworth plant awarded

The Renton, Wash., Kenworth Truck Company assembly plant recently received honors for its efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle.

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