Indiana Motor Truck Association again honors Celadon’s safety efforts

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Celadon Trucking Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celadon Group Inc., announced today, May 20, that it has been awarded the Indiana Motor Truck Association’s Local Fleet Safety Award for the fourth time in five years.

“We’re thrilled to receive this award once again,” says Steve Russell, chairman and chief executive officer of Celadon, based in Indianapolis. “This recognition continues to be a reflection of the professional drivers we employ. Our hiring standards are among the highest in the industry.”

Presented at the IMTA Safety Management Council’s Spring Conference, the award recognizes Celadon for having the lowest accident frequency ratio in Indiana among local truckload carriers in 2008.

“Indiana highways are among the safest in America because of carriers like Celadon,” says Kenny Cragen, IMTA president. “Celadon has won several IMTA Fleet Safety Awards over the years because they put safety first every day.”