Motorcoach

Trailways honors driver, safety award winners

Posted on May 10, 2010

Trailways recently announced its outstanding driver and fleet-safety performance awards, along with honors for exceptional corporate marketing campaigns at its 74th annual conference in Birmingham, Ala.

Julie King of Excursions Trailways of Ft. Wayne, Ind., was named Trailways' Driver of the Year for her demonstrated professionalism and documented safe-performance records. Criteria for the award include miles driven, number of preventable accidents, work attendance, and both passenger and employer service testimonials.

Additionally, Trailways bestowed its Fleet Service Awards for Safety, which represent a ratio of miles driven to the number of recorded preventable accidents. Honors went to:

  • Arrow Trailways of Texas, Killeen, Texas (Scheduled Route division, less than two million miles traveled).
  • Martz Trailways, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (Scheduled Route Division, over two million miles traveled).
  • Sun Travel Trailways, Beaumont, Texas (Charter & Tour Division, less than two million miles traveled).
  • Capital Trailways of Alabama, Montgomery, Ala. (Charter & Tour Division, less than two million miles traveled).
  • Great Canadian Trailways, Kitchener, Ontario (Charter & Tour Division, over two million miles traveled).

Meanwhile, the Outstanding Service Achievement Award for Safety went to Pine Hill Trailways of Hurley, N.Y. (Schedule Route Division) and Capital Trailways of Alabama (Charter & Tour Division).

Team Trailways companies that conducted exceptional corporate marketing programs during the year were also recognized:

  • Anchor Trailways of Nashville, Tenn., captured Best Magazine/Publication Advertisement; Best Motorcoach Design; and Best Public Relations/Promotions awards.
  • Fullington Trailways of Clearfield, Pa, received the Best Product Service Literature Award and Best Direct Mail Campaign awards.
  • Gentry Trailways of Knoxville, Tenn., took home Best Product Service Literature and Best Public Relations/Promotions awards.
  • Sun Travel Trailways received the Best Direct Mail Campaign and Outstanding World Wide Web Presence awards.

Adirondack/Pine Hill/New York Trailways of Hurley, N.Y., also received an award for Outstanding World Wide Web Presence for large operator category.

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Prevost sponsors online driver training courses offered by ABA

The ABA Driver Training program was developed by safety experts from industry-leading motorcoach companies and manufacturers.

ABA taps Omaha, Neb. for 2020's Marketplace

The dates of the 2020 Marketplace will be Jan. 10 to 14, 2020. This is the first time ABA has come to Omaha for its annual event.

Quarter 2 coach sales down slightly, according to ABA Foundation numbers

The decline in sales for the second quarter were offset by the continued strength of sales of the new 45-foot motorcoaches, which saw a 2% increase over the same period in 2016.

MCI completes 13-motorcoach Coach Atlantic order

The 2018 J4500 has been making news for a landmark interior design that’s added more comfort, space, and a significant number of aesthetic improvements, all features Coach Atlantic wanted to be first to offer its customers.

Mid-American adds 2 MCI J4500s

The 2018 J4500 features new airline-inspired ceiling lights and aisle puck lights that illuminate the roomier cabin which also features new parcel racks that blend with the front cap of the vehicle.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close