Finalists Named for Company Driver of the Year Contest

The Truckload Carriers Association and Truckers News recently announced the top 30 finalists for the Company Equipment Driver of the Year contest.

Sister publication Overdrive magazine is a co-sponsor of TCA’s Independent Contractor of the Year contest. The grand-prize winners of each contest will be announced at the TCA 64th Annual Convention at the Bellagio resort in Las Vegas, March 3-6.

TCA officials said they received a record number of applications for the 2001 contests.

The finalists for the Company Equipment Driver of the Year are: Michael Banner, DM Bowman Inc.; Arnold Brakefield, CX Roberson Inc.; Donald Burianek, Crete Carrier Corp.; Gary Covington, PFT Roberson Inc.; Dennis Coyle, CX Roberson, Inc.; Brett Crane, PFT Roberson, Inc.; Terry Crummy, Epes Transport System, Inc.; David Day, CX Roberson, Inc.; Ronald Deems, Farmer’s Distributing; George Dieu, S.B. Inc. Subsidiary – Team Transport; Asa Duckworth, C & C Trucking; Roger Elliott, S.B. Inc. dba Sherman Bros. Heavy Trucking; Wilbur Farver, DM Bowman Inc.; Allen Fitzgerald, CX Roberson Inc.; Frank Gill, CX Roberson Inc.; David Grimsley, DM Bowman Inc.; Sam Hockman, PFT Roberson Inc.; Charles Hudgins, USA Truck Inc.; Everett Humble, PFT Roberson Inc.; Marvin Johnson, CTL Distribution Inc.; Donald Losey, PFT Roberson Inc.; George McClanahan, JB Hunt; Arthur Rhoades, Arnold Transportation Services Inc.; Jay Rutland, Contract Freighters Inc.; Brian Saunders, Challenger Motor Freight; Roy Self, PFT Roberson Inc.; Walter Spiesshoefer, USA Truck Inc.; Danny Spoone, CX Roberson Inc.; Robert Spurlock, Arnold Transportation Services Inc.; and Michael Thomas, Interstate Distributor Co.