Posted on October 10, 2012

Michelin Partners With Volvo to Recognize Safest Truck Fleets

Michelin, Volvo Trucks Award $25,000 to Fleet Safety Winners

Greenville, S.C. (October 10, 2012) – Michelin Americas Truck Tires has again partnered with Volvo Trucks for the 2012 Volvo Trucks Safety Award which recognizes and promotes highway safety in the trucking industry.  Two category award winners were announced last evening during the American Trucking Associations’ Annual Management Conference & Exhibition held at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.    

“Michelin is committed to safety. By recognizing fleets who strive for zero accidents through their active safety programs, we encourage the industry to promote what we value,” said Jaye Young, Michelin Americas Truck Tires country marketing manager. “We congratulate Munoz Trucking and ERB International Inc.  Many fleets are striving for improved safety for their fleets and for all motorists using the highways and byways across our nation.  We encourage the trucking industry to adopt the best practices of this year’s winners.”

Munoz Trucking, a division 1 is fleet that traveled up to 20 million miles annually and ERB International Inc., a division 2 fleet that traveled more than 20 million miles annually, each received a plaque of recognition and $25,000.  The program is based on driving records from calendar year 2011.  Fleets operating at least five Class 8 tractor units in the United States or Canada are eligible, but only fleets operating with at least one Volvo tractor are eligible. Previous Volvo Safety Award winners are not eligible to win.

About Michelin North America

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The Company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires.  In addition to tires, the Company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America ( employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants. Forbes magazine has ranked Michelin No. 1 on its annual survey of “Best Large Employers in America” for 2018. Learn more about purpose-driven careers with a purpose-driven company at


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