LANGLEY, B.C. — Scott Porritt, a 27-year driving veteran with a spotless record, has been named the B.C. Professional Truck Driver of the Year.
The award was presented June 9 by the B.C. Trucking Association and sponsor Volvo Trucks Canada. Porritt has spent his last 20 years driving for TMS Transportation.
He launched his career at the age of 21 and hasn’t had an accident, moving violation or preventable injury since.
“I know that TMS Transportation regards Scott very highly for his professionalism, commitment to safety and positive representation of their company and our industry,” said Louise Yako, president and CEO of the BCTA.
Porritt is TMS’s senior driver for the B.C. Interior and provides training for new employees. When he’s not driving, he serves as an on-call member of the Kelowna Fire Department. He also volunteers his time to take part in numerous community initiatives, the BCTA reports.
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