USA Truck Honors Million Mile Drivers
VAN BUREN, Ark., May 10, 2013
VAN BUREN, Ark., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Truck inducted 13 new
members into the President's Million Mile Club and honored six existing
members reaching new safe driving milestone levels during a luncheon May 4 at
the Fort Smith (AR) Convention Center.
The President's Million Mile Club is reserved for USA Truck driver team
members who have logged 1 million or more collision-free miles. Membership
currently totals 105 — 82 Bronze Level (1 million), 21 Silver Level (2
million), 1 Gold Level (3 million) and 1 Platinum Level.
The new inductees are: Edward Mundy, Paul Thacker, Ivan Carpenter, Johnny
Triplette, Dwayne Lytle, Glen Hays, Robert Fowler, James Rader, Larry Moore,
Mark Booze, Jason Teafatiller, Jared Singletary and Kendrick Washington.
Djuan Williams was recognized for moving up to the Silver Level and five
driver team members earned notice for reaching the half-million milestone:
Robert Decker, James Macy, Ishmall Livingston, Michael Simms and James Causey.
Williams and Mundy earned addition recognition from the American Trucking
Association for driving 1 million "perfect" (collision-free) miles.
USA Truck President and CEO John Simone delivered the keynote address and Joe
Palmer, Director of Fleet Operations, served as master of ceremonies for the
luncheon and awards program. A host of existing Million Mile Club members also
were on hand, continuing a tradition of supporting and welcoming new
Simone cited examples to put the accomplishment into perspective, such as
equating 1 million miles to 333 trips across the United States.
"Safety is one of our Core Values at USA Truck, and you are the safest drivers
in our company," he said. "How many people can say they've driven a
half-million or more miles without a preventable collision? When you think
about all the miles you run and all the challenges you face day in and day out
as professional truck drivers, your outstanding safety records are even more
Simone credited the group with helping USA Truck make great strides in such a
"You are the ambassadors of USA Truck," Simone said. "You are the best of the
best, and we are proud that you are such an important part of our team."
About USA Truck
USA Truck is a transportation and logistics provider headquartered in Van
Buren, Arkansas, with terminals, offices and staging facilities located
throughout the United States. We transport commodities throughout the
continental U.S. and into and out of portions of Canada. We also transport
general commodities into and out of Mexico by allowing through-trailer service
from our terminal in Laredo, Texas. Our Strategic Capacity Solutions and
Intermodal service offerings provide customized transportation solutions using
the latest technological tools available and multiple modes of transportation.
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