2016 National Trucking Industry Awards announced

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) 2016 National Trucking Industry Awards have been announced with a strong cross-section of the industry represented.

Those accepting awards at the ATA Foundation Sponsors 25th anniversary Gala Awards Dinner included:

Outstanding Contribution to the Australian Trucking Industry - Bryan Smith, Rocky’s Own Transport (Rockhampton, QLD)

National Professional Driver of the Year - Nigel Felton, All Purpose Transport (Underwood, QLD)

Trucking Industry Woman of the Year - Melissa Taylor, Taylor’s Removals and Storage (Toowoomba, QLD)

National Training Excellence Award - All Purpose Transport (Berrinba, QLD)

TruckSafe John Kelly Memorial Award for excellence in the TruckSafe program - Fellows Bulk Transport (Deniliquin, NSW)

While the prestigious Don Watson Memorial Award was awarded to ATA director and industry stalwart Doug McMillan.

“I am really pleased, and I am just proud,” Mr McMillan said.

Image: L-R: Outstanding Contribution Award winner Bryan Smith; Don Watson Memorial Award winner Doug McMillan; National Professional Driver of the Year Nigel Felton; Training Excellence Award winner All Purpose Transport, represented by Belinda Polglase; National Trucking Industry Woman of the Year Melissa Taylor; TruckSafe John Kelly Memorial Award winner Fellows Bulk Transport, represented by Paul and Jenny Fellows.

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Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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