For Immediate Release
Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association
1 NW OOIDA Drive, Grain Valley, Mo. Web site: www.ooida.com
(June 9, 2009, Grain Valley, MO) – Marvin D. Gerjets of Cedar Rapids, Iowa has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) for 22 years of safe, accident-free driving of a commercial tractor-trailer.
Marvin has been driving professionally for 22 years and currently hauls air filters, plastic wrap and other general freight.
The OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program is designed to recognize and reward OOIDA members for their safe, accident-free years while operating a commercial vehicle. Safe driving awards are available to all eligible OOIDA members who qualify based upon the number of years for which the member has operated a commercial vehicle without being involved in a preventable accident.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is the national trade association representing the interests of small-business trucking professionals and professional truck drivers. OOIDA was established in 1973 and is headquartered in the greater Kansas City, Mo. area. The Association currently has more than 160,000 members from all 50 states and Canada.