Maverick Transportation announced Tommy Walters of Paris, IL, as their Driver of the Month for December 2016. Walters started his career at Maverick in July of 2013.
"Tommy consistently puts Maverick and his fellow drivers ahead of personal interest," said Fleet Manager Steven Holland. "He has been noted, on several occasions, assisting other drivers with their loads and tarps. Tommy embodies the true spirit of Maverick, he runs hard and safe, selflessly assists his fellow drivers and Mavericks, is always dependable for constantly shifting priorities and mentors other drivers in a way that drives the company forward."
The Driver of the Month program is a high honor for specially-selected Maverick drivers. Every month Maverick recognizes a driver from the company's fleet who demonstrates exceptional commitment to their profession, while maintaining Maverick's standards of holding safety in the highest regard. At the end of the year, all Maverick employees vote from the twelve Driver of the Month honorees to select the Driver of the Year, which is announced the following January. As Driver of the Month, the recipient also serves as a voice of fellow drivers on the prestigious Driver Advisory Council, which meets with our leadership team on a quarterly basis.