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LMTA Foundation Reveals 2024 Louisiana Fleet Safety Award Winners

LMTA Foundation Reveals 2024 Louisiana Fleet Safety Award Winners

Baton Rouge, La. — March 5, 2024 — The Louisiana Motor Transport Association Foundation has announced the winners of the 2024 Louisiana Fleet Safety Awards. These are the Louisiana companies that always go above and beyond when it comes to safety. They safely operate their trucks by using innovation and technology to set the standard for safety in their industry. They are consistently committed to safety 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. These awards are presented by Great West Casualty Company for outstanding achievement in highway safety. 

“The LMTA Foundation is immensely proud to recognize these companies and their programs,” said Renee Amar, executive director of the LMTA Foundation. “This program is an opportunity to reward and recognize the professional efforts of these businesses who are working to make our state’s highways safer.”

The 2024 Louisiana Fleet Safety Award Winners are as follows:

General Commodities Truckload 12-20 million

1st place: Walmart Transportation

General Commodities LTL 12-20 million

1st place: Fedex Freight Inc.

Miscellaneous 9-12 million

1st place: Dupre Logistics

General Commodities LTL 9-12 million

1st place: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.

Tank Truck 6-9 million

1st place: Dupre Logistics

Hazardous Materials 3-6 million

1st place: Ergon Trucking, Inc.

General Commodities Truckload 1-3 million

1st place: A & B Transport

Heavy Haulers 1-3 million

1st place: D & J Construction

Heavy Haulers under 1 million

1st place: RedGuard

Tank Truck under 1 million

1st place: Freedom Trucks of America (Quantix Agent)

1st place: Newman Transport LLC

Hazardous Materials under 1 million: Ties for first place because all of these companies had 0 accidents over the last year.

1st place: Newman Transport LLC

1st place: Occidental Chemical Corporation DBA Basic Chemicals Company

1st place: O’Neal Gas, Inc.

1st place: Freedom Trucks of American (Quantix Agent)

2nd place: A& B Transport

General Commodities Truckload under 1 million

1st place: New South Express, Inc.

Household Goods under 1 million

1st place: American Moving and Storage, Inc.

Miscellaneous under 1 million

River City Ready Mix


Walmart Transportation received the Most Improved award for making a tremendous effort over the last year to really step up their safety program and it is very noticeable in the massive decrease of their fleet accidents and their DOT frequency rating.

The most prestigious award given out each year, The President’s Award, was given to River City Ready Mix for its stellar safety record. River City Ready Mix is a company that has been delivering daily for decades, with extensive experience in providing quality concrete to the markets of northeast and central Louisiana.The company has a proven track record of providing customers with the exact product they need and the service they require through the state of Louisiana. River City Ready Mix have had no incidents with a million miles driven. 

The awards were presented during the LMTA Foundation's Truck Safety Awards on March 2, 2024, at the L’Auberge Casino and Hotel in Baton Rouge.

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