Nov. 14, 2023
Carol Stream IL — During a ceremony at the U.S. Postal Service’s National Logistics Symposium held from Oct. 24-26 in Kansas City, 171 drivers from around the country were recognized with a National Safety Council (NSC) Million Mile Award. Jerome Fields who drives out of the Carol Stream Plant facility, was among those recognized.
Fields a tractor trailer driver, earned the National Safety Council (NSC) award in recognition of his stellar safe driving record. The NSC Million Mile Award recognizes drivers with 1 million miles of driving or 30 accumulated years driven without preventable incidents.
In addition to the Awards ceremony, the Logistics Symposium provided information on the latest driver technology, safe driving strategies, and driver training sessions for USPS tractor trailer operators.
Upon receiving the prestigious award, Fields said, “I appreciate the fact that we’re being honored as safe drivers,” he said. “To be amongst my fellow million milers makes it even more special.” Fields was also honored by the Carol Stream Plant on November 8.
The Million Mile Club is part of the Safe Driver Award program created by the National Safety Council. The Safe Driver Award is the trademark of the expert driver and is recognized as the nation’s highest award for professional safe driving.