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    Default Herschel Evans of Holland is CVSA’s 2018 IDEA Winner

    Herschel Evans of Holland is CVSA

    The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is proud to announce Herschel Evans of the trucking company Holland as the winner of the 2018 International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA). Evans has driven more than 3 million miles over 30 years; 25 of those years with Holland.

    “After my company nominated me, I read the impressive bios of the previous winners and I did not think I belonged in that group,” said Evans. “I feel extremely honored to be selected.”
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    Default Re: Herschel Evans of Holland is CVSA’s 2018 IDEA Winner

    Quote Originally Posted by RedRollingRoadblock View Post
    Congratulations ,what a accomplishment
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    Default Re: Herschel Evans of Holland is CVSA’s 2018 IDEA Winner

    I have a hard time with the 3 million miles. He drove for J B Hunt before he came to Holland as a casual in 93 or 94. Also he is a P&D driver, the math doesn't add up. And yes I am out of the same terminal.

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    Default Re: Herschel Evans of Holland is CVSA’s 2018 IDEA Winner

    Quote Originally Posted by unionman View Post
    I have a hard time with the 3 million miles. He drove for J B Hunt before he came to Holland as a casual in 93 or 94. Also he is a P&D driver, the math doesn't add up. And yes I am out of the same terminal.
    The formula at Old Yellar......Every 10 years accident free as a P&D driver was the equivalent of 1 million road miles.



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    Default Re: Herschel Evans of Holland is CVSA’s 2018 IDEA Winner

    So what your saying is at Yellow it really had nothing to do with actual miles driven, 10 years safe driving just magically became 1million miles? Lol sounds like Yellow has been embellishing numbers even before the nightmare of being acquired by them in 2005.

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    Default Re: Herschel Evans of Holland is CVSA’s 2018 IDEA Winner

    Quote Originally Posted by 222lifer View Post
    The formula at Old Yellar......Every 10 years accident free as a P&D driver was the equivalent of 1 million road miles.



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    I beleive at NewPenn the formula was 14 years to a million miles..

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    Default Re: Herschel Evans of Holland is CVSA’s 2018 IDEA Winner

    Quote Originally Posted by crazy View Post
    I beleive at NewPenn the formula was 14 years to a million miles..
    What ever it was at New Penn didn't matter much. On the road I average 120K a year. When I retired, I never saw my million miler award, even though I asked. I was told it takes a couple years past the point to actually receive it.
    Maybe they were too cheap to give me another hat, or a toy truck ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by fxstc07 View Post
    What ever it was at New Penn didn't matter much. On the road I average 120K a year. When I retired, I never saw my million miler award, even though I asked. I was told it takes a couple years past the point to actually receive it.
    Maybe they were too cheap to give me another hat, or a toy truck ...
    That sounds about right. I received my million miler watch about my 12th year. Hostling counted towards it as well.

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    Default Re: Herschel Evans of Holland is CVSA’s 2018 IDEA Winner

    So I had a good friend and coworker, a Linehaul Driver who truly is a 3 million mile accident free company verified driver call me and ask how far do city drivers run in Atlanta? He had read the latest company rag about our P&D Driver that has over 3 million accident free driven miles in a commercial vehicle and was appalled by the Companies EMBELLISHMENT of Herschel's RESUME and had figured he would have to have driven 400 miles a day 5 days a week, 50 weeks a year for the last 30 years. Yeah, that's really easy to believe. Truly Sad

 

 

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