National Truck Driver of the Year Awarded To ABF Freight Driver

by Jake Tully - Published: 10/30/2018

Earlier today, Fort Smith, Arkansas-based logistics company ArcBest announced that David Boyer, company driver for the company’s less-than-truckload division ABF Freight has been named National Truck Driver of the Year by the American Trucking Associations.

Having represented ABF Freight multiple times at the National Truck Driving Championships as well as the Virginia State Truck Driving Championships, ABF Freight reports that Boyer stands as an example of excellent driving and passion for a safe driving culture.

“David Boyer is an exemplary example of a great truck driver who is passionate about highway safety,” said Tim Thorne, ABF Freight president. “David is the best of the best, and I’m very proud that he represents ABF Freight and our industry.”

ABF Freight reports that Thorne has previously been honored with the Virginia Governor’s Transportation Safety Award as well as the 2018 recipient of the Virginia Truck Driver of the Year.

Thorne has reportedly received the 2 Million Mile Safe Driving Award from ArcBest as well as a 35-year Safety Performance Plaque, in addition to participating in annual philanthropic drives such as the Mid-Atlantic Charity Fun Drive and God’s Pit Crew.

More information on ArcBest and ABF Freight may be found at the company’s site.