honors

Three drivers named Goodyear Highway Hero finalists for heroic on-highway acts

The three drivers – Brian Bucenell of Richmond, Va.; Ryan Moody of Tacoma, Wash.; and Frank Vieira of Ancaster, Ontario, Canada – have been named finalists for Goodyear’s annual Highway Hero award.

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CVSA driver-of-the-year nomination deadline Jan. 12

Fewer than two weeks remain before the deadline for the 2018 International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) program conducted by the trucking industry/enforcement partnership that is the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. Nomination packets must be received by next Friday, Jan. 12, CVSA emphasizes.

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Army veteran trucker wins new Kenworth T680

Gregg Softy, a Stevens Transport driver and retired 28-year U.S. Army veteran, won the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes 2017 Transition Trucking Driving for Excellence award.

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One20 to invite two truckers to Super Bowl

One20 will invite two truckers to the Super Bowl and dozens more to exclusive events during Super Bowl weekend.

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Two days remain to nominate truckers for Goodyear’s Highway Hero award

Nominees must be full-time truckers and reside in the U.S. or Canada. Their heroic event must have occurred in the U.S. or Canada while the nominee was on the job or on their way to or from work and in his or her rig between Nov. 16, 2016, and Nov. 16, 2017.

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Penske Logistics honors drivers with 20-plus years of safe driving

The company’s new Premier Driver Recognition Program highlights drivers for safe driving records based on how many years they have been without an accident. The program’s three tiers are Diamond level (20 years), Platinum (15 years) and Gold (10 years).

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NASTC honors 2017 ‘America’s Best Drivers’

At this week's annual meeting of the National Association of Small Trucking Companies, 16 drivers for member companies were honored for accident-free performance throughout million-plus-mile careers.

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Goodyear seeking nominations for annual Highway Hero award

The award honors professional truck drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to help others. Nominations can be made through Nov. 29.

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Nomination period opens for annual ‘Best Fleets to Drive For’ contest

The nomination period for the contest, which is put on by the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge, runs from Sept. 5 through Oct. 31.

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Three truckers named finalists to win Kenworth in rookie driver contest

Wayne Roy, a Marine Corps veteran driving for U.S. Xpress; Daniel Shonebarger, a Navy veteran driving for Melton Truck Lines; and Gregg Softy, an Army veteran driving for Stevens Transport, were named finalists in the program. The winner will receive a Kenworth T680.

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