Holland Driver Earns Three Million Mile Safe Driving Award

Thursday, Nov 7 2019 Randall-Reilly Editor

Holland is one of the biggest trucking companies in the US and is based in Holland, Michigan. The carrier recently recognized one of its best drivers for a job well done. Robert RB Wolford was honored for having achieved a great milestone in the trucking industry. He has driven more than 3 million miles without a safety incident or accident. See how you can be a part of a trucking fleet that offers such a safe work environment.

Safety First for Drivers at Holland

semi truck for hollandAs a truck driver at Holland, as for any trucking company, safety is the biggest factor on your agenda. You want to make sure you have the equipment and resources to help you deliver your freight loads on time, every time, and without damage or loss. The best way to do this is by working for a company that offers you those resources. Holland honors its fleet of hardworking company drivers with award ceremonies, such as the one provided for Robert Wolford most recently.

Meet Robert Wolford

Robert RB Wolford is a truck driver who has been doing a lot more than just driving. He is an outstanding truck driver who is also the Driver of the Month for September at the Michigan Trucking Association. This follows a long-running career in the commercial driving industry. Wolford has participated in the state truck driving championships 11 times and was selected as Rookie of the Year in 2008. He is also a truck driving competitor at the national scale.

Wolford was the National Truck Driving Championships competitor, winning in the flatbed and straight truck classes. This is the biggest and best trucking competition that any drivers in the US can participate in. According to Holland, to even participate in the NTDC, you must be accident and incident-free for the previous year and have come in first place in a previous competition. Wolford is going for the gold in the trucking industry—and playing it safe on the way to the top.

Award-Winning Safe Driver

In a statement from the YRC Worldwide Vice President of Safety, Tamara Jalving, “We are tremendously proud of Robert (‘RB’) and his safety achievement. His record represents decades of unwavering professionalism behind the wheel and a concentrated safety focus. His dedication to safety helps to make our highways safer and helps Holland deliver award-winning quality service to our customers. We congratulate ‘RB’ and thank him for his continued commitment to safety.”

According to Wolford, “I’ve been very fortunate to have good, safety-minded mentors in my career. I’m proud to be a driver mentor for Holland. I’m a firm believer in giving back. No one knows how to do it right from the get-go. It’s important to do your part, be safety-minded and lead by example.”

In honor of his recognition, Holland went all out. Wolford was greeted by a two-car police escort with all of the lights and sirens when he came in off of the road from his run coinciding with reaching this milestone. In addition, he and his family were invited to attend a warm and welcoming ceremony.

During the celebration for his outstanding accomplishments as an OTR truck driver, Wolford was gifted with an official 3-million-miler ring, jacket, and plaque inscribing his name. In addition, he received truck decals to add to his big rig indicating his achievements. What a wonderful way to treat your truck drivers!

Working for Holland

If you want to drive a truck for Holland, check out the truck driver jobs in the LTL hauls. Holland hires truck drivers for LTL freight in the Central and Southeastern US. The company is based in Overland Park, KS but has locations throughout the nation. In addition, the carrier is affiliated with New Penn, YRC Freight, Reddaway, and HNRY Logistics. The trucking company works to provide LTL truck drivers with freight loads throughout the US. Search for local cities and trucking jobs near me right now and see how much more money you could be making as a truck driver. Apply for trucking jobs here, too, and start earning the truck driver salary of your dreams.

Source: Holland Regional - News

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