Roadrunner Transportation Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Weeks

by Jake Tully - Published: 9/12/2018

Roadrunner Transportation announced earlier today that it commemorated National Truck Driver Appreciation Week by presenting eleven drivers with Driver of the Year awards this week.

Sources at Roadrunner report that recognizing eleven drivers helps support the National Truck Driver Appreciation Week fundamental values of recognizing drivers and their contributions to the nation’s economy.

"Each year we look forward to the recognizing our drivers and independent contractors during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week," said CEO of Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Curt Stoelting. "Our team is extremely proud to celebrate and applaud the phenomenal work of truck drivers. We appreciate and commend their commitment to safety and on-time delivery."

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Roadrunner reports that the Driver of the Year award has been given to a group of drivers from states across the country who have demonstrated safety, dependability, and community involvement at local ceremonies earlier this week.

Along with the honor of being recognized at local ceremonies, award recipients also received a framed certificate as well as monetary award.

"In conjunction with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, we are extremely proud to award eleven individuals with a Driver of the Year award. Recognition of a job well done is extremely important and we are proud to present this prestigious award to a select group that have gone above and beyond this year," said Mike Gettle, President and COO of Roadrunner Transportation Systems.

According to Roadrunner, all 120 of the company’s locations will participate in National Truck Driver Appreciation Week celebrations with over 3,400 company drivers and independent contractors invited to attend celebration festivities.