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Good to Know This Week

This week find out more about... ATHS National Convention & Truck Show, NE Driving Championships, Spring Conference Success, NTA Town Hall Meetings, Safety Tip of the Week, Driver of the Month Nominations, Celebrate with the Storm Chasers, Tirewise, Infastructrue Budget and other Important Dates. Click Here to Read all That's Good to Know!

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Welcome to Nebraska Trucking Association

We are

  • a nonprofit trade association with over 800 members.
  • an advocate for commercial truck and bus businesses since 1940.
  • a forum where industry leaders work together to guide industry policy, legislation and best practices.

We reach out…

to policy-makers, the media and the public. We tell the story of trucking’s importance to the economy. We spread the word about trucking’s constantly improving safety record.

We partner…

on projects with the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, the University of Nebraska and state and local Chambers of Commerce. We help bring businesses into Nebraska—businesses that expand the tax base and need to ship things by truck.

We provide access…

to a network of experts on every aspect of trucking from taxes to insurance to safety compliance and more.

When you hit the road with the Nebraska Trucking Association, you get the knowledge, contacts, services and political representation that help you deliver the good stuff.

Nebraska Trucking Driver of the Month

2017 March Driver of the Month
Paul Hanson, Alpha Mail Carrier

Paul has more than 30 years of safe driving with Alpha Mail Carrier and over 36 years of employment with the Romans' family. He has accumulated more than four million miles in his career. Nominated by Scott Roman who wrote, 'Paul is friendly, safe, courteous and very conscientious about his and others' safety while on the road.' Outside of work, he is very devoted to his family.

 


2017 February Driver of the Month
Eric Bauman, Grand Island Express

Eric has been with Grand Island Express for 27 years, accumulating nearly four million miles. He started as a student with Grand Island Express and has been here since. His nominator commented that, ‘He is a driver that, even with his seniority, is willing to help whenever the company needs him to. Over the years, he has been a trainer and is still an active mentor to new drivers. Eric represents one of the best drivers on the road by always driving defensively and is not satisfied if he is not improving.’

Eric has more than 3.8 million accident free miles, a 23-year member of the President’s Safe Driving Club and was the first place winner in the five axle sleeper division of the 2015 Nebraska Truck Driving Championships.  Eric enjoys spending time with his family and is an active member of his church.

With Eric today is his wife Tonya, MaKayla and Christie.


2017 January Driver of the Month
Butch Henderson, Crete Carrier Corporation

Butch Henderson with Crete Carrier Corporation is our January Driver of the month. Butch has 44 years and more than five million miles of commercial driving; 15 years and more than two million miles with his current employer, Crete Carrier Corporation. Butch is a great asset to Crete’s Walmart division and is well respected by everyone he interacts with. Nominated by Natalie Cole, she also stated, ‘Butch is a professional with an amazing safety record. He understands the true meaning of sharing the road with others. He has also been known to stop and help stranded motorists change tires.’ Butch and his son enjoy stock car racing and he also enjoys traveling and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Butch is pictured with his son and family, who traveled to share in this presentation. Congratulations Butch!

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