Maverick Transportation announced Ben Eby of
â€œThis is awesome! This is even greater than winning Grand Champion at the Truck Driving Championships in
Eby a professional driver for thirty-three years has been with Maverick for over thirteen of those. In addition to being named Grand Champion at the Arkansas Truck Driving Championships in 2006 he has been the recipient of a 5 Year Safety Ring a 10 Year Safety Watch and a Million Mile Safe Driving Award. â€œBen is a long time employee at Maverickâ€ said Fleet Manager Jerry Thurow. â€œHe runs hard works hard and is great to work with. He is a professional in every way.â€
The Driver of the Year represents the excellence of our entire organizationâ€ said Maverick President and COO Stephen Selig. Our company holds this honor in very high regard.
As Maverickâ€™s August Driver of the Month for 2008 Eby was recognized for his combination of safe driving positive attitude and willingness to go above what is asked. He attributes his success with Maverick to the companyâ€™s stability open door policy pay equipment and the people.
Every month Maverick recognizes a driver from the company’s fleet who takes pride in his or her profession and the company employs safety and maintains Maverick standards in all they do. All office and driver employees then vote from the twelve Drivers of the Month to select the Driver of the Year. As Driver of the Year Eby will receive an extra week of vacation time a $2500 bonus check and a custom-made leather jacket.