The 1st ever Healthy Trucking Driver of the Year award was presented to truck driver Allen Herdon, of Heartland Express, at the annual Healthy Trucking Summit in Atlanta, Georgia.

Herdon was selected as the winner because of his commitment to living a healthy lifestyle.  Herdon has a daily routine of running, riding a stationary bike, preparing his own meals and getting adequate sleep.

The Healthy Trucking Driver of the Year is sponsored by the HTA, Navistar and Fusion Health.

The health and safety of our drivers are paramount to the success of our industry, says Thomas Slavin, Navistar global safety and health director. We’re excited to be involved in an organization that rewards drivers who are working to make their personal lives better through diet, exercise, restful sleep and lifestyle changes. Navistar and International Truck works hard to ensure the safety and comfort of the men and women who drive our trucks, and promoting their health and well-being is a natural extension of that.

The Healthy Trucking Driver of the Year will receive:

¢ A $2,500 International Advantage Card good for parts and services at any International dealer location
¢ International apparel including a hat, t-shirt, and jacket
¢ 90-Day Big Road Wellness® guidebook complete with blood pressure cuff
¢ Free membership to International Advantage and a one-year individual membership to HTAA
¢ The option to be a regular contributor to Life on the Road, a premier trucking news blog
¢ The opportunity to share his/her story on Extreme Truckers Online Radio Show
¢ An award and a window cling with official designation as Healthy Trucking Driver of the Year

 

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