SC&RA Presents 2020 Transportation Safety Awards for Specialized Carriers

- The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association has recognized a number of individuals and companies with its 2020 Transportation Safety Awards.

Five SC&RA member companies received a Transportation Zero Accidents Award for having no recordable accidents. They are:

  • Doug Davidson Trucking, LLC – Salem, Ohio
  • Emmert International – Clackamas, Ore.
  • KMX International – Hamburg, Pa.
  • McTyre Trucking, LLC – Saint Cloud, Fla.
  • Precision Heavy Haul, Inc. - Tolleson, Ariz.

Five SC&RA member companies received a Transportation Fleet Mileage Category Award for having the lowest accident frequency rate in different mileage categories:

  • 100,000 miles to 500,000 miles – Precision Heavy Haul, Inc. – Tolleson, Ariz.
  • 1.5 million miles to 5 million miles – Doug Davidson Trucking, LLC - Salem, Ohio
  • 5 million miles to 20 million miles – Miller Transfer – Rootstown, Ohio
  • 20 million miles to 50 million miles – Maxim Crane Works, L.P. – Wilder, Ky.
  • Over 100 million miles – Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc. – Jacksonville, Fla.

One member company 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:

  • Miller Transfer – Rootstown, Ohio

Three SC&RA member companies received a Fleet Safety Award for obtaining an accident frequency rate of less than 0.45 during all of 2019:

  • Emmert International – Clackamas, Ore.
  • KMX International – Hamburg, Pa.
  • McTyre Trucking, LLC – Saint Cloud, Fla.

This year, nine professional drivers from an SC&RA member companies were recognized with the Million Miler Safety Award. The Million Miler recognizes drivers who have accumulated a minimum of one million consecutive miles of safe driving within the industry:

  • Central-Rent-A-Crane, Inc. - Richard Sikora, Tom Schrader, Terry Garstka, Gerald Brindley
  • Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc. – Frederick Foster
  • LeFebvre & Sons Inc - Travis Beckers, David Sucky, John (Buck) LeFebvre
  • Precision Heavy Haul, Inc. – Michael Shavonis

Finally, the following Driver Safety Award recipients are being recognized for accumulating five years of accident-free driving:

  • Barnhart – Memphis, Tenn.: Rodney Reed
  • Bragg Companies – Long Beach, Calif.: Les Tish
  • Central Rent-A-Crane, Inc. – Hammond, Ind.: Michael Babcock, Mitchell Southard
  • Dun-Rite Specialized Carriers – Bronx, N.Y.: Anthony Conetta, Mario Hernandez Mendoza
  • ENTREC – Acheson, Alberta, Canada: Mike Murray, Michael Paulson

For more information about the Transportation Safety Awards, contact Steven Todd, SC&RA Vice President of Transportation, at stodd@scranet.org.
About SC&RA
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is an international trade association of more than 1,400 members from 46 nations. Members are involved in crane and rigging operations, specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting, 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 and researching and reporting on safety concerns and best business practices.
For further information, contact:
Lisa Grepps, Director, Marketing & Communications
(703) 698-0291
lgrepps@scranet.org

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