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Fleets Honored for Safe Driving

June 01, 2010

ARLINGTON, VA - A number of commercial fleets were recently recognized by the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) for continuing to elevate safety performance during the group's Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition. Among those honored included Frito-Lay Inc. and Dominion Virginia Power.

The NPTC/Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions Fleet of the Year Awards are presented to those companies whose fleets experienced the lowest ratio of accidents per million miles for the past year. These awards are given for the entire fleet's vehicle accident frequency rate (VAFR) by fleet size and operational category.

2010 winners were:

LOCAL OPERATIONS (fleets whose vehicles deliver in a local market regardless of size)  
First Place (tie):
Dominion Virginia Power
Milliken & Company
Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
Webster Industries, Inc.
REGIONAL OPERATIONS (Small Fleet - less than 50 vehicles)
First Place (tie):
Jerico Services, Inc.
Moen, Incorporated
Third Place: Gates Corporation

REGIONAL OPERATIONS (Large Fleet - 50 vehicles or more)
First Place: Sherwin Williams/Contract Transportation System

MIXED OPERATIONS (Small Fleet - less than 50 vehicles)
First Place:
ADM Trucking, Inc.
Frito-Lay, Inc.
Targa Transport LLC
MIXED OPERATIONS (Large Fleet - 50 vehicles or more)
First Place: GNC Transportation LLC
Second Place: Land O' Lakes, Inc.
Third Place: Frito-Lay, Inc.

Also recognized were those fleets with outstanding and/or improved safety records based upon their crash rates.

Winners of the Gold Seal, awarded to fleet experiencing zero crashes in 2010, include:

  • ADM Trucking, Inc.
  • Dominion Virginia Power
  • Frito-Lay, Inc.
  • Jerico Services, Inc.
  • Milliken & Company
  • Moen, Incorporated
  • Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
  • Targa Midstream Services, LP
  • Webster Industries, Inc.

Winners of the Silver Seal, presented to those companies whose fleets reduced their vehicle crash rates by 40 percent or more compared to the previous year, were:

  • ADM Trucking, Inc.
  • Energy Dispatch.
  • Frito-Lay, Inc.
  • Gates Corporation.
  • George's Foods, LLC.
  • GNC Transportation LLC.
  • Moen, Incorporated.
  • Orgill, Inc.
  • Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
  • Smithfield Transportation Co.
  • Targa Transport, LLC
  • Webster Industries, Inc.
  • WilcoHess, LLC.

The Bronze Seal recognition is presented to companies who have reduced their vehicle crash rates by 20-39 percent from the previous year. The winners of the Bronze Seal are:

  • ADM Trucking, Inc.
  • Frito-Lay, Inc.
  • Hospira Worldwide, Inc.
  • Milliken & Company.
  • Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
  • Sherwin Williams/Contract Transportation System.
  • Smithfield Transportation Co.
  • Targa Transport, LLC.



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