SC&RA announces Fleet Safety Awards

By D.Ann Shiffler22 April 2010

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) announced the winners of the Fleet Safety, Fleet Safety Improvement and Zero Accident awards during its Annual Conference, April 6-10, at the Omni Hotel at Champions Gate, Orlando, Fla. The contests are part of SC&RA's ongoing effort to encourage its motor carrier members to transport, lift and erect oversize/overweight items safely.

Five SC&RA member companies received a Fleet Safety Award for having the lowest accident frequency rate in different mileage categories:

  • Over 50 Million Miles: Landstar System Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.
  • 20 Million to 50 Million Miles: Bennett Motor Express, McDonough, Ga.
  • 5 Million to 20 Million Miles: Riechmann Transport Inc., Granite City, Ill.
  • 1.5 Million to 5 Million Miles: Unigroup Worldwide Specialty Flatbed, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • 100,000 to 1.5 Million Miles: Bridger Crane & Rigging, LLC, Boulder, Wyo.

Ten SC&RA member companies received a Zero Accident Award for having no recordable injuries during all of 2009:

  • All Sunshine Crane Rental, Apopka, Fla.
  • Bridger Crane & Rigging LLC., Boulder, Wyo.
  • Emmert International, Clackamas, Ore.
  • George Young Company, Swedesboro, N.J.
  • George Young Installations P.R. Corp. Humacao, Puerto Rico
  • Install, Inc. Sanford, N.C.
  • Precision Heavy Haul, Inc, Tolleson, Ariz.
  • Riechmann Transport, Inc., Granite City, Ill.
  • Unigroup Worldwide-Specialty Flatbed, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • White Brothers Trucking Company, Wasco, Ill.

Eight companies earned a Fleet Safety Improvement Award by showing a reduction in their accident frequency rate for miles traveled, compared to their previous year accident frequency rate :

  • All Sunshine Crane & Rigging LLC, Apopka, Fla.
  • Bennett Motor Express, McDonough, Ga.
  • Install, Inc., Sanford, N.C.
  • Landstar Systems, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.
  • LeFebvre & Sons, Inc. Elk River, Minn.
  • McTyre Trucking Company Inc., Orlando, Fla.
  • Riechmann Transport Inc., Granite City, Ill.
  • W.O. Grubb Crane Rental Inc., Richmond, Va.
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