News from the Fleets

Because Barr-Nunn Transportation is a sponsor of Justin Labonte’s No. 44 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, its drivers of the month become honorary Labonte team members and co-drivers of Labonte’s NASCAR hauler.

William Jamison, William Overman and Thomas Van De Pol recently earned this honor. “It was so rewarding and gratifying to be around people in sports who have such professionalism and knowledge,” Jamison says.

The car’s primary sponsor is the U.S. Coast Guard.


ICON TRANSPORTATION driver Orville “Pat” Rule Jr. of Avon, Ind., has received several 2005 honors, including PacLease Driver of the Year, Truck Rental and Leasing Association Driver of the Year and the Master Truck Driver Award of the Indiana Motor Truck Association. As part of Pat Rule Day, ICON Transportation, based in Bellevue, Wash., established the Pat and Ellen Rule Scholarship, to be awarded annually to a spouse or child of an ICON employee. Rule has 3.7 million accident-free miles in his 35-year career.

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION named Drivers of the Month: Archie Newman of Athens, Tenn., April; Joel Sage of Russellville, Ark., May; Steve Million of Piedmont, Mo., June.