Mary and Joe Hester of Cullman, Ala. have been named Driver of the Year by CalArk International. In 2005, the couple had 100 percent on-time delivery and drove more than 217,000 miles. CalArk, based in Mabelvale, Ark., honored the Hesters by presenting them with a cruise.
The Hesters have been driving for CalArk since 1996 and have never had a chargeable accident. The couple, who also were Arkansas Truck Driver of the Year in 2004, have been married for 14 years and have five children and 14 grandchildren.