CRST Expedited, Inc. Recognizes Million Mile, Accident-Free Drivers

CRST Expedited, Inc. Recognizes Million Mile, Accident-Free Drivers
18 drivers recognized at banquet for outstanding safety records

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 11, 2014) – CRST Expedited, Inc., the largest operating company of CRST International, Inc., recently recognized an additional 18 drivers for completing at least one million accident-free miles. The drivers were presented awards at a Feb. 28 banquet at The Doubletree Hotel in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, home to CRST International’s corporate headquarters.

“We are pleased to recognize these 18 men and women for their achievement,” said Cameron Holzer, CRST Expedited, Inc. President. “Driving at least one million miles accident-free is a significant accomplishment that attests to their dedication to safety. These drivers embody the values and professionalism of CRST.”

The drivers recognized are:

Five Lead Drivers from CRST Expedited were also recognized as the most effective trainers in the fleet. The lead drivers recognized for their performance include:

According to Chad Brueck, Vice President of Operations, “These five lead drivers were selected on the basis of the accident rates, CSA rates and retention rates of their students as well as their own accident and CSA performance.”

In addition, the company also recognized its Drivers of the Year in three categories. These drivers were selected based on performance criteria including safety and customer service metrics.

The Drivers of Year include:

According to the American Trucking Association there are approximately 3 million professional truck drivers in the United States. Most individual long-haul drivers average between 100,000 and 110,000 miles per year.

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CRST International, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa–based CRST International, Inc. is one of the largest privately-held transportation companies in the United States. Through its seven operating companies, CRST provides a broad array of transportation solutions, including expedited van, flatbed, dedicated services, brokerage, transportation management, high value product white glove moving services and expedited temperature controlled team services. CRST’s operating companies are made up of CRST Expedited, Inc., CRST Malone, Inc., CRST Dedicated Services, Inc., CRST Logistics, Inc., CRST Specialized Transportation, Temperature Controlled Team Service (TCTS) and BESL Transfer Company. For more information, visit www.crst.com or call (800) 736-CRST (2778).