Driver of 42 years wins South Carolina top driver award

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Updated Apr 27, 2017
Degrant Stevenson (bottom, second from the left) was awarded Driver of the Year. (Image Courtesy of South Carolina Trucking Association)Degrant Stevenson (bottom, second from the left) was awarded Driver of the Year. (Image Courtesy of South Carolina Trucking Association)

Degrant Stevenson, a veteran driver of 42 years with 4.5 million career miles, was named the South Carolina Trucking Association’s Driver of the Year.

He has driven with his current company, Spinx Transportation, for 13 years and has a million career miles with them.

Driver of the Year: Degrant Stevenson, Spinx Transportation

Grand Truck Safety Award: New South Express

Technician of the Year: Jeff Grimes, Shealy Truck Centers

Safety Professional of the Year: Pat Shorb, Walmart Stores

Most Improved Truck Safety Award: CVS Transportation

2016 Technicians of the Quarters:

  • Quarter 1: Jeff Grimes, Shealy Truck Centers
  • Quarter 2: Richard Bennet, The Pete Store
  • Quarter 3: Rickie Mozie, Shealy Truck Centers
  • Quarter 4: Scott Chasteen, Excel Truck Group

2016 Drivers of the Month: 

  • Jan.: Eddie Higgins, New South Express
  • Feb.: Jonathan Stone, G&P Trucking
  • March: Sam Brown, TCW
  • April: Degrant Stevenson, Spinx Transportation
  • May: Guy Pippen, Bulldog Hiway Express
  • June: Leonard Baxley, Sumter Transport
  • July: Rocky Bramlette, Hartt Transportation
  • Aug.: Donald Johnson, Spinx Transportation
  • Sept.: James Burris, New South Express
  • Oct.: Gregory Lynch, Bulldog Hiway Express
  • Nov.: Alton O’Shields, Milliken & Co.
  • Dec.: Patricia Wilson, Hartt Transportation

Truck Safety Contest winners:

  • First Place:
    • ABF Freight
    • Ard Trucking Company, Inc.
    • Associated Petroleum Carriers
    • Bulldog Hiway Express
    • Diamond Hill Plywood Company
    • Dillon Provision Co.
    • FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.
    • G & P Trucking Company
    • Golden Strip Transfer
    • Milliken & Co.
    • New South Express Inc.
    • N.W. White & Company
    • Southeastern Freight Lines
    • Southern Tank Transport, Inc.
    • Spinx Transportation Company
    • Superior Transportation, Inc.
    • TCW Inc.
    • Thompson Trucking
    • Wal-Mart Stores
    • The Waggoners Trucking
  • Second Place:
    • Ard Trucking Company Inc.
    • Associated Petroleum Carriers
    • Belue Trucking Co., Inc.
    • Bulldog Hiway Express
    • Diamond Hill Plywood Company
    • Dillon Provision Co., Inc.
    • FedEx Freight Inc.
    • G & P Trucking Company
    • Golden Strip Transfer
    • J. Grady Randolph
    • Milliken & Co.
    • Southeastern Freight Lines
    • Southern Transportation, LLC
    • Spinx Transportation Company
    • Upstate Trucking, Inc.

Industrial Safety Award winners:

  • G & P Trucking
  • Milliken & Company
  • N. W. White & Company
  • New South Express
  • Southeastern Freight Lines
  • Spinx Transportation
  • Superior Carriers
  • Superior Transportation
  • Thompson Trucking
  • Wal-Mart Transportation