Dawn Roberts Named Driver of the Month at “Elite” Fleet
National Carriers Inc. has named Dawn Roberts as Driver of the Month for August of 2017. She drives a
company truck on National Carriers Southwest Regional Fleet and lives in Houma Louisiana. She is now
a finalist for National Carriers Inc. Driver of the Year to be announced in April of 2018.
Safety Director Jill Maschmeier shared “When our driver of the month selection committee called Dawn
to notify her that she had been selected her reaction was precious! She was starting to tear up from joy
and surprise. The shock and disbelief in her voice was priceless. She is a humble person who does an
exceptional job every day and our committee was pleased to name her as driver of the month. She now
will compete for the $5000 Driver of the Year Award.”
A former airline stewardess Roberts was employed as a flatbed driver when she noticed National Carriers
trucks on the road. She was impressed with them and made herself a promise that one day she’d drive for
the “Elite” Fleet. Later she and her driving partner joined NCI. After a short stay he decided to return to
pulling flatbed trailers and she went to care for her sister who had become paralyzed. In June of 2016 she
returned to drive solo and fourteen months later she is recognized for her excellence.
Roberts is surprised at being selected as driver of the month “The first time I saw National Carriers
trucks I was impressed. I thought to myself that someday I would drive for them. Once my sister’s
situation was resolved I called National and was delighted when they rehired me. I enjoy driving trucks
and the automatic transmission in my current Kenworth is a great thing. I’ve worked in the airline
business and the oilfield business but once I decided driving class “A” trucks was what I wanted to do I
grew into being a truck driver.”
Each Driver of the Month is a finalist for NCI Driver of the Year 2017 with each monthly winner
receiving a $500 bonus. National Carriers Driver of the Year is awarded a $5000 prize at the NCI Driver
of the Year Banquet held in Arlington Texas in the spring of 2018.
National Carriers is a diversified motor carrier servicing all 48 states in the continental United States
with transportation offerings which include refrigerated livestock and logistics services. At National
Carriers our mission is to be the safest most customer-focused and successful motor carrier in our
Being part of the Elite Fleet® means enjoying a career worthy of your skills and commitment to
excellence. We believe long-term success is waiting for you at National Carriers® one of the nation’s
oldest most respected and largest carriers. Learn about our exciting opportunities for owner operators
as well as company drivers. If you are interested in a leasing a truck National Carriers® Leasing
Division is the ideal partner to help you get started.
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National Carriers Inc.
3925 Carbon Rd Irving TX 75038
Contact: Edward Kentner Director of Media
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