Central Freight’s line-haul division wins safety contest

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The Texas Motor Transportation Association recently announced that Central Freight is the winner of the Truck Safety Contest – Line Haul, in the Intercity – Over 20 Million Miles Class.

TMTA bases the award on performance in the following categories: safety program organization; employee driver/independent contractor selection procedure; training; supervision; accident investigation; inspection and maintenance of equipment; and outside activities and general highway safety.

“We are deeply honored to be recognized for our safety practices,” says Phil Nelms, vice president of line haul at Waco, Texas-based Central. “It is an indication to our entire team that our efforts to improve our internal processes are paying off, as well as our continued emphasis of ‘safety first.’ ”

To learn more about the award and the programs and benefits offered by Central Freight, contact Bill Wilson, the company’s vice president of human resources/risk management, at 972-579-4111.