2021 Event Details

The "Best of the Best" of 2020 will be recognized at the 2021 Safety Awards Ceremony.  Due to the continued restrictions with COVID, KMCA has determined to have the ceremony via Zoom on June 18, 2021 at 2 P.M.

Due to the ceremony being remote; KMCA will be sending the awards to winners via mail.  Awards will be given for Drivers of the Month, Driver of the Year, Safety Professional of the Year and Fleet Safety Contest Winners. Look for photos of the winners in the July Dispatch!




2020 Safety Awards Banquet Results

The Kansas Drivers of the Month and Driver of the Year
The Drivers of the Month are nominated by their companies for years of safe driving, community involvement and acts of heroism. The winners are selected by a panel of judges from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Kansas Corporation Commission and the Kansas Highway Patrol.

    January Driver of the Month – David Malloy - RedGuard, LLC

    February Driver of the Month – Steve Madrigal - RedGuard, LLC

    March Driver of the Month – Dwight Malloy - RedGuard, LLC

    April Driver of the Month – Matt Rohrer - Walmart Transportation

    May Driver of the Month –Don Kendall - Walmart Transportation

    June Driver of the Month – David Moffett - Walmart Transportation

    July Driver of the Month – Bruce Mitchell - Walmart Transportation

    August Driver of the Month – David Harris -Groendyke Transportation, Inc.

    September Driver of the Month –Nate Pennell - Sedona Trucking, Inc.

    October Driver of the Month – Milo Dean Gadelman Jr. - Convoy Systems, LLC

    November Driver of the Month – James Starr - Groendyke Transportation, Inc.

    December Driver of the Month – Duane Peck - FedEx Freight, Inc.


      2019 - Kansas Driver of the Year
                     

      Don Kendall - Walmart Transportation

      He has been a professional driver for 41 years with 5.2 million miles driven.
                       


       

      The Safety Professional of the Year
      Nominations for this award are submitted by a driver's company, or other individuals, for their successful implementation of safety programs within their company that have resulted in a superior safety climate within their company.

       

      Steve Crider - RedGuard, LLC

         

         

         

        The Fleet Safety Contest
        This competition acknowledges carriers who compete in their division category and submit their company’s accident records for review by the panel of judges who also judge other KMCA safety contests. The carriers are evaluated on their Kansas DOT accident frequency ratio, ISS-2 score, SafeStat score and miles traveled in Kansas during the contest year. 

         


        2019 Fleet Safety Winners
        The Fleet Safety Winners
        received an award based on the best safety record in their division.

                       

        AGGREGATE CARRIER DIVISION

        Capital Trucking, LLC

         

         

        AGRICULTURAL CARRIERS DIVISION

        Golden Plains Trucking, Inc.

         

         

        MOVERS CONFERENCE

        Kansas Van & Storage Criqui Corporation

         

         

        PRIVATE CARRIER DIVISION

        RedGuard, LLC

         

         

        TANK TRUCK DIVISION

        John E. Jones Oil Co Inc.

         

         

        LARGE TANK TRUCK DIVISION

        Groendyke Transportation Inc.

         

         

        LESS-THAN-TRUCKLOAD DIVISION

        FedEx Freight, Inc.

         

         

        TRUCKLOAD DIVISION

        Convoy Systems, LLC

                       

         

          2019 Kansas Fleet Safety Contest Grand Trophy Winner
          The Fleet Champion of the 2019 Fleet Safety Contest had the best overall safety record of those who competed in the Fleet Safety Contest. They have a 0% out of service rate in driver inspections and 0% out of service rate for vehicle inspections.                            
                             

          RedGuard, LLC

           

          2019 Kansas Large Fleet Safety Contest Grand Trophy Winner          

          They have a 0.1 out of service rate for driver inspections and 4.6% out of service rate for vehicle inspections.

           

          FedEx Freight, Inc.



          2019 Fleet Safety Certificate Winners
          The Certificate Winners are determined by the Accident Frequency Ratio of .452 accidents per million miles traveled on Kansas Highways. Companies who entered that had an Accident Frequency Ratio of .452 received a certificate.

                         

          AGGREGATE CARRIER DIVISION

          Capital Trucking, LLC


          AGRICULTURAL CARRIERS DIVISION

          Garden City Co-op, Inc.

          Short & Son Inc.


          MOVERS CONFERENCE

          James B Studdard Transfer and Storage Company, Inc.

          Kansas Van & Storage Criqui Corporation


          PRIVATE DIVISION

          Occidental Chemical Corporation

          RedGuard, LLC  


          TANK TRUCK DIVISION

          Basic Chemicals Company LLC

          Garden City Co-op, Inc.

          John E. Jones Oil Co Inc.


          LARGE TANK TRUCK DIVISION

          Groendyke Transportation Inc.


          LESS-THAN-TRUCKLOAD DIVISION

          FedEx Freight, Inc.

          Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.


          TRUCKLOAD DIVISION

          Great Plains Trucking, Inc.

          J & H Trucking, Inc.

          Red Line, Inc.




























           


           
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