OOIDA recognizes drivers for safe driving records

| Friday, August 13, 2010

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

  • Kenneth W. Kidd of Afton, VA, has been recognized for 47 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls commercial laundry products for hospitals, prisons and non-profit facilities.
  • Luis R. Ramirez of Sylmar, CA, has been recognized for 38 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls hazardous material and military loads.
  • Alice Cummins of Paw Paw, MI, has been recognized for 23 years of safe, accident-free driving. She currently hauls general freight.
  • Gary C. Wiggins of Cleveland, TX, has been recognized for 21 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls dry van freight.
  • Dick R. Gleaton of Southmayd, TX, has been recognized for 20 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls wire products and general freight.
  • T.C. Culwell of Biloxi, MS, has been recognized for 16 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls intermodal freight.
  • Ruben Velez of Mesquite, TX, has been recognized for 10 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.
  • Gerald and Jackie Engebretson of New Auburn, WI, have been recognized for nine years of safe, accident-free driving. They currently haul expedited freight.
  • Scott Sargent of Holmen, WI, has been recognized for nine years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls cheese, baked goods and carbonated beverages.
  • Gerald R. Mattingly of Louisville, KY, has been recognized for eight years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls recreational vehicles, house trailers and mobile office buildings.
  • David Billinger of Osawatomie, KS, has been recognized for seven years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.
  • Shawn L. Kirscht of Walsenburg, CO, has been recognized for seven years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight for Target.
  • Frank S. Nathanson of Staten Island, NY, has been recognized for seven years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls flatbed freight.
  • Willie S. Beals of Beebe, AR, has been recognized for six years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls Peterbilt parts.

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.

 

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