OOIDA recognizes drivers for safe driving records

By Land Line staff | Friday, November 08, 2013

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 Taylor of Cross Junction, Va., has been recognized for 62 years of safe, accident-free driving.
  • Bill Rode of Eagle, Idaho, has been recognized for 45 years of safe, accident-free driving of a commercial tractor-trailer.
  • Louis Esposito of Duanesburg, N.Y., has been recognized for 44 years of safe, accident-free driving of a commercial tractor-trailer.
  • Bob Esler of Taylor, Mich., has been recognized for 23 years of safe, accident-free driving.
  • Keith Jibben of Graceville, Minn., has been recognized for 22 years of safe, accident-free driving of a commercial tractor-trailer.
  • Ken Becker of Montgomery, Texas, has been recognized for 21 years of safe, accident-free driving.
  • Dick Pingel of Plover, Wis., has been recognized for 20 years of safe, accident-free driving.
  • Gary Carr of Wayne, Maine, has been recognized for 19 years of safe, accident-free driving.
  • Gordon Betts of Ogallala, Neb., has been recognized for 12 years of safe, accident-free driving.
  • Terry Button of Rushville, N.Y., has been recognized for 11 years of safe, accident-free driving.
  • Frank Owen of Woodway, Texas, has been recognized for 10 years of safe, accident-free driving.
  • Mark Elrod of Peru, Ind., has been recognized for 8 years of safe, accident-free driving of a commercial tractor-trailer.
  • Jim Mathews of Greeley, Colo., has been recognized for three 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.

The program is sponsored by Shell Rotella.

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