Seven new members were inducted into the Million Mile Club at the most recent company Christmas Party. These drivers are at the pinnacle of driver safety by driving 1 million miles without a Department of Transportation preventable accident. President Jim Unger presented the drivers with their awards and current members were present to welcome the new inductees into the Club.
ROOTSTOWN, OH - It was an evening of elegance and excellence this past November 8th at a banquet and ceremony hosted by the Miller Transfer and Edwards Transfer companies. Twenty-nine drivers, most of them owner-operators, were inducted for the first time ever into Miller and Edward Transfer’s Million Mile Club. The drivers and their spouses enjoyed a cocktail reception and a catered dinner at the North East Ohio University’s College of Medicine Conference and Event Center.
Miller Transfer President James Unger addressed the attendees stating how pleased he was to hold the event and how proud the company is of its Million Milers. Safety Director Ralph Sandine assisted Mr. Unger in presenting each Million Miler with an array of mementos marking their professional driving accomplishments. A special ring was cast with a Miller or Edwards logo and engraved with the individual’s name. Inductees also received a beautiful framed certificate from the Governor of the State of Ohio and a plaque from the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SCRA). In addition, each driver was given a gift bag and a special Million Miler decal to display with pride on their tractor.
Collectively these Professional Truck Drivers at Miller Transfer and Edwards Transfer logged an astonishing thiry-three million miles without a DOT reportable accident. To put things into perspective, it takes the average professional driver between eight and ten years to drive a million miles. It takes the average four-wheeler about sixty years. It is certainly reassuring to know that you are sharing the road with Professionals like the Million Milers of Miller Transfer and Edwards Transfer. Miller Transfer is located in Edinburg, Ohio and Edwards Transfer is in Columbus, Ohio.
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