"Understanding Reefers" (March/April Land Line) is a winner

| Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Land Line Magazine was among the international automotive media elite recognized at the International Automotive Media Conference (IAMC) awards breakfast Oct. 30 in Las Vegas. OOIDA's official business publication was awarded a Silver Medallion of Excellence in the category of Technical Writing for "Understanding Reefers: How Hard Can It Be?" by technical editor Paul Abelson.

The two part article appeared in the March/April and May 2001 issues of Land LIne. Abelson has served as LL's technical editor for three years. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Trucker Buddy International and The Technology and Maintenance Council. He's written six Recommended Practices for TMC and three for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). He's received the Recognized Associate and Silver Spark Plug awards from TMC. Abelson has received awards for his writing from the IAMC, American Society of Business Press Editors and Communications Concepts. He holds an Illinois CDL-BR (before Ryan).

One of the purposes of the IAMC is to recognize and encourage excellence in all forms of automotive media. The competition attracts entries from the nation's major newspapers, trucking publications as well as top international performers as Motor Trend, Automobile Magazine, Cars & Parts, Car and Driver, Land Rover Journal and more.