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VAN BUREN, Ark., March 7, 2017 — USA Truck Inc. (Nasdaq: USAK), a leading capacity solutions provider headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas, honored James Emrich, independent contractor, Michael McVeigh, dedicated, and Francis Hill, truckload, as 2016 Drivers of the Year during its annual Stars of Safety celebration on Friday, March 3.
Driver of the Year candidates are scored on a point scale based on mileage driven, preventable collisions, tenure, CSA points, hours of service compliance and completion of safety training.
“We put safety at the forefront of all our operations, particularly when it comes to our drivers,” said President and CEO, James D. Reed. “These drivers exemplify our commitment to safety and we are extremely proud they choose to drive for USA Truck.”
Emrich began his career with USA Truck in 2000. During his tenure, he has driven nearly 2 million safe miles. McVeigh started with the carrier as a student in 1991. He has driven nearly 2.5 million safe miles. Hill, who joined the company in 2014, has nearly 206,000 safe miles with USA Truck.
Also honored were eight million-mile drivers who achieved new milestones in safe driving. Another 12 driver team members were inducted into the Million Mile Club for reaching safety milestones by driving more than 1 million miles, collision free.
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USA Truck provides comprehensive capacity solutions to a broad and diverse customer base throughout North America. Our Trucking and USAT Logistics divisions blend an extensive portfolio of asset and asset-light services, offering a balanced approach to supply chain management including customized truckload, dedicated contract carriage, intermodal and third-party logistics freight management services. For more information, visit usa-truck.com or usatlogistics.com.
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