OOIDA, Volvo, recognize drivers for safe driving records

| Friday, September 18, 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:

  • Don L. Peters of Saratoga, WY, has been recognized for 47 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls sand and gravel.
  • Paul D. Taylor of Nixa, MO, has been recognized for 20 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.
  • Chuck Hutton of Piqua, OH, has been recognized for 17 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.
  • Tom Gilbert of Huntsville, MO, has been recognized for 15 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls refrigerated foods.
  • Richard B. Donahue Jr. of Lady Lake, FL, has been recognized for 14 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.
  • Steven D. Gilbert of Huntsville, MO, has been recognized for 10 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls refrigerated foods.
  • Alvin B. Dickerson of Piscataway, NJ, has been recognized for seven years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls freight of all kinds.
  • David Billinger of Osawatomie, KS, has been recognized for six years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.
  • Jose A. Hernandez of West New York, NJ, has been recognized for six years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls containers.
  • Michael J. Parker of Mesa, AZ, has been recognized for two years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls automobiles.

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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