OOIDA, Volvo, recognize drivers for safe driving records

| Friday, March 12, 2010

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

  • Dennis Lee Johnson of Clark, SD, has been recognized for 28 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls livestock, feed, grain and seed.
  • Donald W. Wolford of Greencastle, PA, has been recognized for 21 years of safe, accident-free driving. He primarily hauls steel and beams.
  • Earl S. and Cheryl L. Dechert of Fordland, MO, have been recognized for 20 years of safe, accident-free driving. They currently haul air freight and general commodities.
  • Chuck E. Winborn III of Birmingham, AL, has been recognized for 18 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls merchandise for Target.
  • Jack Eberly of Stryker, OH, has been recognized for 17 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently pulls flatbed hauling lumber, sheet metal and other materials.
  • Raymond F. Fields of Wakeman, OH, has been recognized for 14 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls expedited freight for the auto industry.
  • Charles H. Wevers of Kimberling City, MO, has been recognized for 10 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls containers.
  • Andrew Boyington of Loxley, AL, has been recognized for six years of safe, accident-free driving. He primarily hauls paper and chemicals.
  • Tibor Buhajla of Knoxville, AR, has been recognized for six years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls oversize loads.
  • Willard E. Applegate of Kansas City, MO, has been recognized for five years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls frozen or refrigerated foods, primarily dairy products.
  • John Miller II of Medina, NY, has been recognized for four years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls steel and 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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