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Stewart Named Champion Finalist for NTTC's Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year Award



Demetrius Stewart, Award Finalist and Professional Driver from Eagle Transport, Selma, NC Terminal.


[Press Release from National Tank Truck Carriers]


The National Tank Truck Carriers is pleased to announce the eight professional tank truck drivers who have been selected as this year's Champion Finalists for the Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year Award.


“Congratulations to the eight Champion Finalists and all of the professional drivers who applied this year,” said NTTC President and CEO Ryan Streblow. “In our unique segment, safety is the single most critical element of success and these finalists epitomize the safety culture that the tank truck industry is recognized for. Thanks to our program sponsor Great West Casualty Company and our esteemed judges whose support makes The Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year Contest one of the top driver recognition programs in all of trucking.”


The 2021-2022 Champion Finalists:


Robert Anderson Florida Rock & Tank Lines

James W. Ellis, Sr. Grammer Industries, Inc.

Thomas Frain Highway Transport Chemical

Dean Hansen Trimac Transportation

Richard "Jerry" Locke Kenan Advantage

Daniel Smith Kenan Advantage

Demetrius Stewart Eagle Transport, Selma, NC

Michael White Quality Carriers


These eight Champion Finalists recently participated in the final round of the selection process in Washington, D.C. where a panel of industry professionals judged these eight Champion Finalists on their knowledge of the tank truck industry, dedication to safety, ability to communicate the industry’s messages, overall safe driving record, and their positive community efforts outside of their driving responsibilities.


The 2021-2022 Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year Grand Champion will be unveiled at the NTTC’s 2022 Annual Conference & Exhibits at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, April 23-26th. During the Grand Champion’s one-year term, he will serve as the face of the industry, representing NTTC at safety-focused events throughout the year, and sharing NTTC's mission of safety and education with the general public.


Congratulations, Demetrius and thank you for doing such an amazing job in representing Eagle Transport and our industry on the national stage! (Be sure and check out his video submission below)


(L to R) Bree Bryant, VP of Safety, Demetrius Stewart, Award Finalist, and Herb Evans, Vice-Chairman of Eagle Transport, during their recent trip to Washington, D.C. for the finalist interviews.