FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 6, 2007
Contact: Spring McMurry
Announces 2006 Driver of the Year
Maverick Transportation announced Lee Hammond of Norwalk, OH, as their 2006 Driver of the Year on Friday, February 2 nd, 2007 at their annual Driver of the Year Banquet.
After eleven years of service with Maverick, Hammond was honored with the Driver of the Year title after a company wide vote from the twelve Drivers of the Month selected throughout 2006. “I’m so thankful that I found a family in Maverick,” said Hammond during her acceptance speech. “Being chosen to represent Maverick’s entire fleet means so much to me.”
Hammond’s record proves she is devoted to her profession; she has been presented with numerous safety awards, included a Million Mile Safe Driving Award. “It is drivers like Lee that define the professionalism in our industry,” said Maverick President and COO Stephen Selig.
As Maverick’s October Driver of the Month for 2006, Hammond was recognized for her combination of safe driving, positive attitude, and genuine driver professionalism. She attributes her longevity and success with Maverick to the people she gets to work with on a day-to-day basis.
Every month Maverick recognizes a driver from the company's fleet who takes pride in his profession and the company, employs safety, and maintains Maverick standards in all they do. As Driver of the Year, Hammond will receive an extra week of vacation time, a $2,500 bonus check, and a custom-made leather jacket. "The Driver of the Year represents the excellence of our entire organization,” added Selig. "Our company holds this honor in very high regard,"
Based in Little Rock, Arkansas and operating over 1,500 units, Maverick Transportation, LLC, a division of Maverick USA, has over 25 years of experience providing flatbed and open-air equipment services to the steel, glass, and building material industries coast-to-coast. The company has a variety of driving opportunities available for over-the-road drivers. To learn more about driving opportunities available with Maverick Transportation call the recruiting department at 800-289-1100 or visit the website at www.drivemaverick.com