OOIDA, Volvo, recognize drivers for safe driving records

| Wednesday, January 14, 2009

OOIDA recently announced honorees in the Association’s Safe Driving Award program. The following drivers have been recognized by the Association and program sponsor Volvo Trucks North America for truck driving excellence:

  • Frank N. Rippee of Apple Valley, CA, has been recognized for 48 years of safe, accident-free driving. Frank currently hauls general freight.

 

  • Jack B. Adams of Oklahoma City, OK, has been recognized for 45 years of safe, accident-free driving. Jack currently hauls hazardous and radioactive materials.
  • Samuel V. Holder of Park Forest, IL, has been recognized for 39 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls chemicals.

 

  • Donald W. Raup of Milton, PA, has been recognized for 33 years of safe, accident-free driving. Donald currently hauls new cartons for frozen food and hygiene supplies to and from Pennsylvania and New York.
  • Eddie R. Hood of Muncie, IN, has been recognized for 23 years of safe, accident-free driving. Eddie currently hauls electronics, paper, books and other general freight.

 

  • Thomas H. Frantz of DuBois, PA, has been recognized for 20 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls nonperishable grocery items.
  • Robert M. Webb of Locust, NC, has been recognized for 16 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls building materials, FEMA supplies and general commodity freight.

 

  • Charles A. Evans of Evansville, IN, has been recognized for 15 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls aluminum.
  • James DeHaven of Corriganville, Md. has been recognized for three years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.

 

The OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program is designed to recognize and reward OOIDA members for their safe, accident-free years while operating a commercial vehicle. Safe driving awards are available to all eligible OOIDA members who qualify based on the number of years for which the member has operated a commercial vehicle without being involved in a preventable accident.

The program is sponsored by Volvo Trucks North America.

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