Danny Herman Trucking received the 2009 Tennessee Trucking Association Clean Diesel Leadership Award.
The honor was awarded to the fleet, based in Mountain City, Tenn., for its contribution to air quality through fuel savings strategies.
Danny Herman also has been a member of EPA’s SmartWay program since May 2008 and has achieved the program’s highest score, a 1.25.
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.