Hy-Vee Distribution Center honored their truck drivers at the annual Road of Gold Banquet held on February 1st.
Seventy-eight drivers received awards for safe driving. Among them were two special award winners.
Clint Porterfield and Dan Johnson who completed two million consecutive miles without having a preventable accident. They received special awards that included: caps, portraits, lambskin leather Road of Gold jackets, matching his and her gold and diamond watches for the driver, personalized crystal trucks, $2,000 and keys to a brand new black Volvo automatic semi-tractor to drive exclusively.
Bryan Rowland, Randy Jones, and Mike Snell each reached one-million consecutive accident free miles. They each received special awards that included: caps, wool and leather Road of Gold jackets, super-bowl style rings, necklaces for their spouses, portraits, $1,000 and keys to a brand new gold Volvo automatic semi-tractor to drive exclusively for the next five years.
Drivers are rewarded for every 200,000 miles they drive without preventable accidents. They are also rewarded at the half-million and 1.5 million accident free mile mark. The Chariton Drivers drove 19,983,673 miles in 2013 and hauled over one million pounds. There are now 69 Hy-Vee drivers inducted in the Hall of Fame.