October – Danny Tankersley
WEL Companies, De Pere, WI
Danny has been a driver for 29 years with over 4 million accident free miles. The last 11 years he has driven for WEL Companies. He learned to driver from his father. He can’t imagine doing anything else. Danny is a driver trainer which he enjoys very much. He is also very involved in the Special Olympic Convey this year driving the Autism Awareness Truck. Danny and his wife Michelle live in Green Bay.
November – Dale Hepp
Heding Truck Service, Union Center, WI
Dale has been a professional driver for 38 years all of them with his current employer Heding Truck Service in Union Center. Dale has over 3.8 million safe miles. Dale served in the Army straight out of high school for 3 years. He trained his son to drive also. Dale had the honor of being named NASTC’s Driver of the year team for 2021. He was chosen from thousands of entries. Dale lives with his wife Elaine in La Valle.
December – Jason Johnson
Brakebush Transportation, Westfield, WI
Jason has been a professional driver for 20 years, the last 5 with Brakebush. Jason has over 2.4 million safe miles. Jason is a Wisconsin Road Team Captain. He has done numerous interviews talking about driving during the pandemic. Jason is passionate about drones. He has used his talents to put together videos to raise money for OGT Children’s Ranch. Jason has been a driver trainer where he updated best practices for the company. Jason and his wife Haley live in Quinnesec MI with their puppies.