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Manitoba Driver of the Year announced

WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association together with Volvo Trucks Canada revealed Murray Slack of the TransX Group of Companies as the 2015 Manitoba Driver of the Year.

MB Driver of the Year

Randy Fleming (left) of Volvo Truck Canada presents Murray Slack (centre) with 2015 Manitoba Driver of the Year Award.

The award is presented every year and the winner chosen from the 10 Industry Excellence Award recipients from the previous year. The winner is picked based on commitment to the industry, safety, outstanding acts and customer service.

Slack has more than 35 years of driving experience, where he has accumulated more than 4 million accident-free miles. He has received many safety awards over the years.

“Murray is a deck driver who is the epitome of dedication and loyalty,” his employer said. “Even while battling cancer this past year he has come in and done runs when needed.”

With the award, Slack is now eligible for the Canadian Trucking Alliance/ Volvo Trucks Canada National Driver of the Year Award.

Randy Fleming of Volvo Trucks Canada presented the award on June 20 at the at the Truck Driving Championships Awards banquet at the Victoria Inn Hotel in Winnipeg.




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