SC&RA Presents 2018 Transportation Safety Awards

- The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) recognized a number of individuals and companies with Transportation Safety Awards during the Association’s 2018 Annual Conference, April 17-21, at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, FL.

Eight SC&RA member companies received a Transportation Zero Accidents Award for having no recordable accidents:
  • Bulldog Hiway Express, North Charleston, SC
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, TX
  • George Young Mammoet – Swedesboro, NJ
  • Global Specialized Services, LLC – Casper, WY
  • KMX International – Hamburg, PA
  • Precision Heavy Haul, Inc. – Tolleson, AZ
  • Perkins STC – Northfield, MN
  • White Brothers Trucking Company – Wasco, IL
Six SC&RA member companies received a Transportation Fleet Safety Mileage Category Award for having the lowest accident frequency rate in different mileage categories in 2017:
  • 100,000 miles to 500,000 miles – Precision Heavy Haul, Inc. – Tolleson, AZ
  • 500,000 miles to 1.5 Million miles – Global Specialized Services – Casper, WY
  • 1.5 Million miles to 5 Million miles –  Bulldog Hiway Express, North Charleston, SC
  • 5 Million miles to 20 Million miles – Maxim Crane Works, LP – Wilder, KY
  • 50 Million miles to 100 Million miles – Bennett Motor Express – McDonough, GA
  • Over 100 Million miles - Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc. – Jacksonville, FL
Three SC&RA member companies earned a Fleet Safety Improvement Award by showing a reduction in their accident frequency rate for miles traveled, compared to their previous year accident frequency rate:
  • Barnhart – Memphis, TN
  • Bennett Motor Express – McDonough, GA
  • Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc. – Jacksonville, FL
Seven SC&RA member companies received a Fleet Safety Award for obtaining an accident frequency rate of less than 0.45 during all of 2017:
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, TX
  • George Young Mammoet – Swedesboro, NJ
  • KMX International – Hamburg, PA
  • LeFebve & Sons, Inc. – Elk River, MN
  • Perkins STC – Northfield, MN
  • Trans-United Inc. - Burns Harbor, IN
  • White Brothers Trucking Company – Wasco, IL
Two professional drivers from one SC&RA member company were recognized with the Million Miler Safety Award. The Million Miler Safety Award recipients each accumulated a minimum of one million consecutive miles of safe driving within the industry:
  • LeFebve & Sons, Inc. – Elk River, MN – Michael Belanger and Chad Claassen
The following Driver Safety Awards recipients each accumulated five years of accident-free driving:
  • Barnhart – Memphis, TN – John Barrett
  • Bennett International Group – McDonough, GA - Violet Helferich
  • Berard Transportation, Inc. – New Iberia, LA - Clay Bonnet
  • Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental – Milwaukee, WI - Tory Burgess, Robert Foulker, Paul Hare, Steve Lemminger, John Michalak, Andrew Scherer, Thomas Wojak
  • Dun-Rite Specialized Carriers – Bronx, NY– Anthony Conetta, Mario Hernandez Mendoza, Lynard Smith
  • Perkins STC – Northfield, MN – David Collins
For more information about the Transportation Safety Awards contact SC&RA V.P. of Transportation Steven Todd.

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is an international trade association of more than 1,360 members from 46 nations. Members are involved in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting and crane and rigging operations, manufacturing and rental. SC&RA helps members run more efficient and safer businesses by monitoring and affecting pending legislation and regulatory policies at the state and national levels; researching and reporting on safety concerns and best business practices; and providing four yearly forums where these and other relevant member issues can be advanced.

For further information, contact:
Lisa Grepps, Director, Marketing & Communications
(703) 698-0291
lgrepps@scranet.org

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