WINNIPEG, Man. — The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) recently honoured six of the province’s finest drivers.
MTA president Bob Senkow hosted an event Feb. 13 to honour six safe drivers. Jim Clark of Custom Truck Sales and Mike Waite of the Manitoba Safety Council were also on-hand to make the presentations.
Receiving awards were: Abe Stoesz, Penner International; Wayne O’Neil, Penner International; Trevor Sinclair, Kindersley Transport; Darcy Chescu, TransX; Bryan Eade, Winnipeg Motor Express; and Donald Hunter, Reimer Express Lines.
Combined, the award recipients have tallied more than 144 years and 15.5 million miles. Stoesz alone has been a professional driver for 15 years and has accumulated two million miles, with no preventable accidents.
O’Neil has been a professional driver for 25 years and has accumulated three million miles, with only one preventable accident. Sinclair, meanwhile, has been a professional driver for 18 years without being involved in a collision.
Chescu has been a professional driver for over 20 years. He has driven 2.5 million accident-free miles during that time. Eade has been a professional driver for 25 years and has driven over three million miles.
And Hunter has been a professional driver for 41 years and has driven over four million miles with only one preventable accident.
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