OOIDA recognizes drivers for safe driving records

| Friday, June 03, 2011

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:

  • Samuel V. Holder of Park Forest, IL, has been recognized for 41 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls chemicals.
  • Randall W. Strachan of Palmyra, MO, has been recognized for 31 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.
  • Dennis L. Johnson of Clark, SD, has been recognized for 29 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls livestock, feed, grain and seed.
  • Luis F. Guerra of Lakeland, FL, has been recognized for 25 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.
  • Noel J. Smith of Montevideo, MN, has been recognized for 22 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls building materials.
  • Michael L. Williams of Zanesville, OH, has been recognized for 21 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls mail for the U.S. Postal Service.
  • Norman H. Simonsen of Alexandria, LA, has been recognized for 19 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls chemicals.
  • Michael I. MacPherson of Woodstock, Ontario, has been recognized for 15 years of safe, accident-free driving.
  • Johnny C. Turvaville of Seven Points, TX, has been recognized for 13 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls recognition awards such as trophies and plaques.
  • Scott Farley of Sioux City, IA, has been recognized for 12 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls ingredients to make feed for farm and domestic animals.
  • Harold E. Parker of Bay Minette, AL, has been recognized for 12 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls hazardous materials.
  • Charles H. Wevers of Grandview, MO, has been recognized for 11 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls containers.
  • Steve Davenport of Lewisville, TX, has been recognized for 10 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently pulls a flatbed hauling building materials.
  • James O. Hale of Trinity, TX, has been recognized for 10 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.
  • Willard Applegate of Independence, MO, has been recognized for six years of safe, accident-free driving.

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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