OOIDA recognizes drivers for safe driving records

| Monday, August 01, 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:

  • John C. Taylor of Cross Junction, VA, has been recognized for 60 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently pulls a refrigerated unit hauling food products.
  • Don L. Peters of Saratoga, WY, has been recognized for 49 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls piping into oil fields as well as log homes and specialty overweight loads.
  • Bob E. Patrick of Mountain Top, PA, has been recognized for 42 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls a variety of items such as insulation, electric scooters and Wise potato chips.
  • George W. Pierce, Jr. of Wills Point, TX, has been recognized for 19 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.
  • Mark J. Berg of Bovey, MN, has been recognized for 16 years of safe, accident-free driving. He has been driving professionally on and off for 54 years logging many miles in 49 states and nine Canadian provinces and territories as well as Mexico.
  • Alejandro Gonzalez of Belleville, NJ, has been recognized for 16 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls containers.
  • Rodney C. Abrams of Dayton, OH, has been recognized for 14 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls auto parts.
  • Rodney Bruce Miller of Salina, KS, has been recognized for 12 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls general freight.
  • Gerald and Jackie Engegretson of New Auburn, WI, have been recognized for 11 years of safe, accident-free driving. They currently haul time-sensitive expedited freight.
  • Scott G. B. Sargent of Holmen, WI, has been recognized for 10 years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls carbonated beverages, cheese and baked goods.
  • Dave A. Billinger of Osawatomie, KS, has been recognized for eight years of safe, accident-free driving. He currently hauls tractors and other construction equipment.
  • Shawn L. Kirscht of Walsenburg, CO, has been recognized for eight 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 Shell Rotella T.

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