Washington, D.C. – May Trucking Company, headquartered in Brooks, Oregon,has accepted an invitation to join the Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as The Trucking Alliance, an industry-based safety advocate for reducing and eventually eliminating all large truck crash fatalities.
May Trucking Company delivers dry and temperature-controlled products throughout the United States. In business for 75 years, May Trucking Company is a consistent leader in safety and technology improvements. The carrier has received numerous safety awards, most recently in 2018, when the Truckload Carriers Association named May Trucking Company as one of its three largest motor carriers with the lowest accident frequency ratio per million miles annually; a recognition May Trucking Company has received consistently over the past two decades.
“The management and professional drivers at May Trucking Company are symbolic of a safety culture the trucking industry must adopt to improve the lifestyle of the American truck driver,” said Steve Williams, Trucking Alliance president and Chairman and CEO of Maverick USA in Little Rock, Arkansas. “We’re honored that May Trucking Company accepted the Trucking Alliance invitation to affiliate and will join us in achieving policies to reach zero large truck crash fatalities.”
“At May Trucking Company, we strive each day to create a safe work environment for our drivers while offering continuously improving efficiencies for our customers,” said David Daniels, May Trucking Company’s President. “We support the Trucking Alliance’s push for safety reforms,” Daniels added. “We look forward to helping the Trucking Alliance advance these reforms into policies that can reduce fatalities and improve highway safety for our employees and the motoring public.”
David Daniels will serve on the Trucking Alliance Board of Directors, chaired by Williams and that also includes Reggie Dupre´ of Dupre´ Logistics, Eric Fuller of US Xpress, Kevin Knight of Knight-Swift Transportation, Craig Harper of JB Hunt Transport, John Pope of Cargo Transporters, and Jim Richards of KLLM Transport Services.
Daniels will appoint experts from May Trucking Company management to serve on the Trucking Alliance Advisory Group, a committee that provides analysis and recommendations to the Alliance directors on proposed safety regulations, legislation and proposals. Greer Woodruff, Senior Vice President of Safety, Security & Driver Personnel at JB Hunt Transport, serves as chairman of the Advisory Group.
About May Trucking Company
May Trucking Company was founded as a small regional carrier in 1945, and has grown and adapted to serve the needs of premier customers throughout the United States. May Trucking Company cultivates a culture of safety and development in every aspect of business, and is a recognized trailblazer in accident-free miles and developing partnerships to foster innovation. With locations spanning the country, May Trucking Company is strategically placed to continue to be a leader in the transportation industry. More information can be found at: https://www.maytrucking.com/
About The Trucking Alliance
The Trucking Alliance is a coalition of freight transportation carriers and supporting businesses that adopt specific operating standards and support policies to reduce and eventually eliminate large truck fatalities.
Among the organization’s top safety priorities are: 1) expand the requirement of electronic logging devices to all large commercial trucks; 2) improve pre-employment DOT drug test protocols; 3) limit maximum large truck speeds; 4) require specific collision mitigation technologies; 5) ensure that motor carriers maintain adequate financial responsibility to compensate large truck accident victims, and other issues.
The Trucking Alliance serves on the Road to Zero Coalition Steering Group, and is also a supporting member of the US Chamber of Commerce, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance and the National Safety Council
More information on can be found at: https://truckingalliance.org/
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