2013 Safety Awards Awarded

March 03, 2014

SCTA Awards Safest Truck Fleets, Top Drivers, Technicians

The South Carolina Trucking Association (SCTA) has named the safest truck fleets and drivers in the state. During their recent awards banquet in Columbia, over 60 awards were presented to SC fleet operators and their employees for their exceptional highway and work-related safety records. 

“These awards are presented to the safest, most professional fleets in South Carolina.   Their management and drivers are committed to safety,” said Rick Todd, president of the SCTA.

SC Driver of the Year – Selected from the 2013 Drivers of the Month, the Driver of the Year serves as a role model for all drivers who see their work as a career.  They take pride in the service they perform and play a vital role in our complex system of motor freight transportation.

Timothy Glover, Milliken & Company, Clinton

SC Technician of the Year Winner – Started in 2009 from the SC Maintenance Council. Technicians are nominated from their companies for Technician of the Quarter. The Technician of the Year is selected from the Technicians of the Quarter.

Ralph Offhaus, Shealy Truck Centers, Duncan

SC Grand Truck Safety Winner— Presented to the carrier with the best overall safety record for the year in South Carolina

Superior Carriers, Spartanburg

SC Most Improved Truck Safety Winner—Presented to the carrier with the most improved safety record from the previous year

Atlantic Bulk Carriers, Columbia

SC Industrial Safety Award Winners— Presented to companies whose employees have the best workday records. Employee classifications include intercity drivers, local drivers and dock and shop personnel.

SC Industrial Safety Award Winners

Diamond Hill Plywood – Darlington, SC

FedEx Freight Inc. – Statewide

Milliken & Co. – Clinton, SC

N. W. White & Co. – Columbia, SC

Southeastern Freight Lines – W. Columbia, SC

Southern Tank Transport – Holly Hill. SC

Sumter Transport – Sumter, SC

Trimac Transportation South Inc. – Holly Hill, SC

SC 1st Place Truck Safety Award Winners

AAA Cooper Transportation – W. Columbia, SC

ABF Freight System, Inc. – Charleston, SC

Ard Trucking Co., Inc. – Darlington, SC

Associated Petroleum Carriers, Inc. – Spartanburg, SC

Belue Trucking – Spartanburg, SC

Bulldog Hiway Express – N. Charleston, SC

BW Mitchum Trucking – Mt. Pleasant, SC

Consolidated Cargo Carriers, Inc. – Columbia, SC

Diamond Hill Plywood Co. – Darlington, SC

Fed Ex Freight Inc. - Statewide

Fed Ex Ground Package System, Inc. - Statewide

G & P Trucking Company, Inc. – Gaston, SC

Milliken & Company – Clinton, SC

N. W. White & Co. – Columbia, SC

New South Express, Inc. – Conway, SC

Southeastern Freight Lines – W. Columbia, SC

Southern Tank Transport – Holly Hill, SC

Sumter Transport Co. – Sumter, SC

Superior Carriers – Spartanburg, SC

The SEFA Group – Lexington, SC

W. Lee Flowers & Company – Scranton, SC

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. – Laurens, SC

Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc – Lexington, SC

Wilco Hess LLC - Wilco Transportation – Winston-Salem, NC