C.R. England Driver Wins Harley-Davidson in MPG Promotion
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 25, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --C.R. England, a Salt Lake
City-based global transportation provider, has awarded a Harley-Davidson
Sportster Seventy-Two to company driver Brent Sanger for showing improvement
in miles per gallon average and average idle percentage for the fourth quarter
Sanger drives a 2012 Freightliner Cascadia in the C. R. England Dedicated
fleet out of McCarran, NV. He has driven for England since May 2012.Sanger
maintained an average of 7.35 MPG with a three percent idle time during the
quarter. This represented more that .4 percent per mile MPG better and 12
percent less idle time than his peers in the same fleet and division.Sanger
attributes his fuel efficiency success to being light on the accelerator,
especially when driving the challenging grades of Donner Pass in the Northern
Sierra Nevada Mountains. He keeps his shifting at the recommended RPMs and
uses cruise control as much as possible.
The fourth quarter promotion, which ran from October 1- December 31, 2012,
required drivers to have met the following: availability at 75 percent or
higher, an average mpg of 7.1, an idle of less than 18 percent and no
chargeable late loads. Competition included drivers that had a start date no
later than October 1, 2012.
C.R. England's partners in the promotion are Golden Spike Harley-Davidson,
Warner Truck Center, Horizon Truck and Leasing, Loves Travel Stops, IdleAir,
Comdata, EFS and Pilot/Flying J.
About C.R. England
Founded in 1920, C.R. England, Inc. is one of North America's largest
transportation companies and the world's largest temperature-controlled
carrier. C.R. England services include National, Mexico and Regional Truckload
service in addition to Dedicated and Intermodal services. For more
information, visit www.crengland.com.
About Golden Spike Harley-Davidson
Golden Spike Harley-Davidson in Ogden, UT, is named after the historic event
that took place at Promontory Point in which the Union Pacific and Central
Pacific railroad companies met to form the first Transcontinental Railroad May
10, 1869, commemorated with the driving of a Gold Spike connecting the two
railroads. Golden Spike Harley-Davidson is a full service dealership
servicing Northern Utah motorcycle enthusiasts. For more information, visit
SOURCE C.R. England
Contact: David Allred, Director, Management Services, C.R. England - Global
Transportation, +1-801-974-3880, firstname.lastname@example.org
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