Fleets honored with EPA SmartWay awards


Several trucking fleets were recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with its SmartWay Excellence Awards.

The awards were presented Tuesday at the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego.

Among the 58 fleets honored were ATA members:

“Gone are the days of smoke-belching rigs going down the road,” said incoming ATA Chairman Duane Long, chairman of Longistics, Raleigh, N.C. â€śToday’s trucking industry is committed to sustainability like never before and SmartWay is a demonstration not just of that commitment, but a model for industry-government partnerships.”