Clayton, Ala.,-based flatbed carrier Boyd Bros. Transportation announced company awards for drivers, recognizing their work for 2010. Dan Heister was named Owner-Operator of the Year. Robert M. Knight was named Trainer of the Year.
Wayne Loesch received the Best MPG award, non-APU. Larry McInnis was honored for Best MPG with an APU. Willie Brown was named Safe Driver of the Year, and Michael Richardson received Driver of the Year honors.
Affected tractors are equipped with an automated Eaton UltraShift Plus or Eaton Advantage Transmission with right hand stalk shifter. In the affected trucks, the display on the instrument panel can indicate “N” when the shifter is set into “D” or “R,” causing the truck not to move.