View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

ASK THE EXPERTS

Rider honored for safe driving

POSTED: December 9, 2009 4:00 a.m.

Equipment Operator Mitchell Rider of Dawson County Public Works was recently named Vulcan Truck Driver of the Quarter.

  

Vulcan Materials Company of Dahlonega, in their endeavors to promote an atmosphere of excellence and safety, encourages drivers to practice safe driving rules within the quarry.

  

Safety is so important, they have, in fact, designed and created a program recognizing those few individuals that stand out among the many. 

  

Quarterly, Vulcan praises a driver for their continued safety awareness and consideration of the potential dangers around them and their fellow colleagues.

  

It has become so prestigious that a plaque is awarded and drivers’ pictures are displayed on the safety drivers’ board for everyone to witness as they enter and exit Vulcan’s quarry.

  

It has become a board of distinction for the drivers as they compete for this recognition.

  

The competitive spirit circulates among the drivers who frequent the hauling community.

  

Dawson County Public Works Director David Headley said the department strives for excellence every day. 

  

“Regardless of where we are, or the duties before us, public safety is our number one priority,” he said.

  

Rider is the second public works employee to claim the prestigious award. 

  

“Last year David Dorsey received this award and between the two of them they have raised the bar for others to follow,” said Headley. “Congratulations to Mr. Rider. I am proud to acknowledge the precedents these gentlemen are setting for others to follow.”

 

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

9/11 ceremony held at Stati...
Members of the Dawson Count...
Motorsports Park plans grou...
The groundbreaking ceremony...
System honors award winners
James Holton, far left, and...
Event benefits animal shelter
Dawsonville Mayor James Gro...
Elliott finishes second at ...
Chase Elliott continues his...
Governor recognizes county ...
Gov. Nathan Deal recognized...
System awarded
From left to right, Payroll...
Tigers 0-2 on season
Tiger wide receiver Dalton ...
Robinson educator named tops
Robinson Elementary Teacher...
Elliott finishes fifth
Chase Elliott signs an auto...
 

AP VIDEO


Contents of this site are © Copyright 2014 Dawsonnews, Dawsonville, GA. All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of service

Powered by
Morris Technology
Please wait ...