Daggett trucker Jack Pate honored for over 3.5 million accident-free miles
“As a recipient of his prestigious award, Mr. Jack Pate joins a very elite group that represents the very best of our 156,000 drivers,” said Buster Anderson, executive vice president of the national trucking association.
Jack Pate, who drives for Daggett Truck Line of Frazee, has been selected to the National Association of Small Trucking Companies 2021 Driver of the Year Team.
The association represents over 14,000 trucking companies in the U.S. and Canada that employ over 156,000 drivers collectively. Each year the association sponsors a driver of the year program to recognize the very best drivers within their group.
“As a recipient of his prestigious award, Mr. Jack Pate joins a very elite group that represents the very best of our 156,000 drivers,” said Buster Anderson, executive vice president of the association.
“Daggett Truck Line is very proud of their drivers and should be very proud of themselves as well," Anderson added. "It says a lot about a company when they can attract and keep employees of this caliber."
Pate has driven for Daggett Truck Line for more than 24 years and has accumulated over 3,592,124 accident-free miles.
Anderson and David Owen, president of the association, presented Pate and Daggett Truck Line with the award on Nov. 6, during the association's annual conference in Nashville.