Kenneth Kelley Named Maryland Truck Driver of the Year!
February 9, 2024On February 9, 2024, Kenneth Kelley of D. M. Bowman was named Maryland’s truck driver of the year by the Maryland State Police. Kelley was one of 12 drivers recognized by Maryland Motor Truck Association as the 2023 Drivers of the Month, with the State Police choosing him from among the 12 winners as the Driver of the Year. Kenny has reached rarified air as he has driven over 4 million safe miles in a 48 year career.
The combined records of the Drivers of the Month equal 337 years of experience and over 26 million miles of safe driving. Congratulations to all of our winners for their incredible safety records! A list of all winners is below.
Also at the Safety Awards Banquet, the winners were announced of MMTA’s fleet safety contest. They were:
- 0 - 250,000 Miles Division - Ramar Moving Systems
- 250,001 - 500,000 Miles Division - Farruggio's Express
- 500,001 – 1,000,000 Miles Division - Houff Transfer
- Over 1,000,000 Miles Division - D. M. Bowman
D. M. Bowman received the grand trophy for having the lowest accident frequency rate among all winners.
At the banquet Corporal Chrisopher Merkel of the Maryland State Police was also recognized as the Inspector of the Year based on his performance at the national competition held last August.
Congratulations to all of our drivers and companies for their outstanding safety records!