CFI now is compensating its safe and fuel-efficient drivers.
CFI awarded safety bonuses to drivers based on the number of consecutive miles without preventable accidents. More than 1,600 company drivers earned safety bonuses totaling almost $2 million; the largest individual bonus was more than $5,700. The safety bonuses earned by 359 contractors totaled more than $500,000; the largest individual contractor bonus came to more than $6,700.
In December 2004, 176 CFI drivers received fuel bonuses totaling more than $41,000. In order to receive a fuel bonus, a driver must have an annual average of 6.5 miles per gallon. The largest individual fuel bonus was more than $1,600.