October – Alyn Jones, Martin-Brower / Whitewater
Alyn has been a professional driver 44 years. He has been with Martin-Brower the last 24. He has 4.5 million accident free and citation free miles. Alyn is on the Driver Leadership Team and a driver trainer for his company. In 2019 he received his certification as a Defensive Driving Instructor through the National Safety Council. Alyn lives with his wife Debra in Whitewater.
November –Wayne Coffey, America’s Service Line / Green Bay
Wayne has been a driver for 26 years. He has been with ASL the last 23 years. He has 2.2 million safe miles. Wayne is an Owner Operator and was nominated as Owner Operator of the year by his peers. Wayne loves being a mentor to the new drivers. Wayne feels being open and flexible to change is the one thing that keeps his safety record strong. From paper logs to ELD’s, to mandatory breaks in every aspect Wayne stays positive and will to adjust to whatever is necessary.
Wayne lives with his wife Teresa in Calhoun City MS.
December – Rory Rock, Brakebush Transportation / Westfield
Rory has been a driver for 41years, the last 25 with Brakebush. Rory has over 5 million safe miles in his career. Rory has served over 7 years as an officer in the Army infantry. You can see that experience in how he approaches safety, dependability and professionalism as a driver. Rory travels the most treacherous winter roads from Wisconsin to Washington state. He makes the tough job look easy.
From the twelve Drivers of the Month, one will be selected as the 2020 Driver of the Year. All 12 Drivers of the Month will be honored at the Annual Safety Awards Banquet which will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at The Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI