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2023 Trucking Safety Awards

2023 Trucking Safety Awards

Friday, February 10, 2023

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The LMTA in partnership with Great West Casualty Company and the LMTA Foundation, are proud to offer the following awards programs to those throughout Louisiana's trucking industry. These awards are dedicated to safety professionals and professional drivers for improving safety and the image of our industry every day.

Please see each award's specific form for details and notes of consideration. Awards will be presented during the 2023 Louisiana Truck Driving Championships Awards Banquet. Please plan to have a representative from your company or selected nominee attend.

If you have any questions, please contact the LMTA Office.


2023 FLEET SAFETY AWARDS

Presented by: Great West Casualty Company

The Fleet Safety Awards are an annual recognition for carriers operating in the State of Louisiana with the best safety record in its class. This is an opportunity to reward the professional efforts of our trucking members who help make our state’s highways safe. Also, this award allows you to let your drivers know the importance of their contribution to your company’s safety accomplishments. This competition stresses the importance of safety, recognizes professionalism, and focuses on the principles behind safe driving.

TO BE CONSIDERED, COMPANIES MUST:

  1. Download and save the 2023 Fleet Safety Awards Application
  2. Complete the form, and email it to lmta@lmta.la.

Rules & Reporting Requirements

  • A separate report must be filed for each division representing a different type of service performed within the state.
  • A plaque or other suitable recognition will be awarded for the lowest accident frequency ratio in each division.
  • A panel of judges selected by the LMTA Safety Management Council shall judge all entries and determine all winners. A special award of “Most Improved” may be awarded to the selected applicant(s) for their recorded improvements in fleet safety.
  • In addition, the panel will select a “Grand Champion,” who will be awarded a 92% lead crystal truck mounted on a walnut base. This award considers the following factors: Accident Frequency, Overall Safety Program, Year-end Accident Results, and Improvement in Safety Records.

2022 SAFETY PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Safety Professional of the Year is awarded to a deserving person responsible for supervising the safety activities of a truck fleet. This person is of high moral character and has devoted his/her career to the field of highway and industrial safety. 

The Safety Professional Information Form must be filled out entirely and the nomination should be supported by information regarding the nominee’s experience, training, activities, recognition and achievements. Fleet information pertaining to the type of fleet, safety program and safety records should also be included. Emphasis should be placed on the most recent years.

TO BE CONSIDERED, APPLICANTS MUST:

  1. Download and save the Safety Profession of the Year Application
  2. Complete the form, and email it to renee@lmta.la.

In addition, all nominations must comply with the following rules:

  • Any person responsible for supervising truck safety activities is eligible.
  • Judging with be based on professional achievements, success in advancing highway and industrial safety within the fleet, relationship and cooperation with government officials, and methods of meeting and solving safety problems facing the nominee’s fleet.

2023 LOUISIANA TRUCK DRIVER OF THE YEAR

A driver may be nominated for a long record of safe and courteous driving, an outstanding deed of heroism or highway courtesy, and/or for an outstanding contribution to highway safety. It is preferable that the driving record be used in conjunction with one of the other acts mentioned.

TO BE CONSIDERED, APPLICANTS MUST:

  1. Download and save the Driver of the Year Application
  2. Complete the form, and email it to renee@lmta.la.
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