LAS VEGAS - Gordon Trucking, Inc. company driver Daniel Poorman was named Company Truck Driver of the Year by the Truckload Carriers Association at their 2013 Annual Convention on Tuesday, March 5.
Dan has been with GTI since 1992 and has amassed more than 2.75 million accident free miles during his career. His father, Edward “Bud” Poorman also drove for GTI including a time period when the company was called Gordon Fast Freight. Bud, his wife Cleora and Dan’s wife Vanessa were all in attendance at the event to see Dan accept this prestigious honor.
The Driver of the Year contest, sponsored by Cummins Inc. and Chevron Delo, in conjunction with Randall-Reilly publishing, recognizes top company drivers and owner operators in the U.S. and Canada who provide reliable and safe truck transportation in moving the nation’s goods. Dan was selected from three finalists as the overall winner in North America. In the U.S. alone, there are more than 3.5 million commercial truck drivers.