To be selected as one of the America’s Road Team captains during your career as a truck driver is huge. There is only 18 professional, commercial truck drivers nominated, vetted, and chosen to serve in this capacity. More impressively, this is a two-year position. As such, the truck drivers who are an ATA America’s Road Team Captain this year will serve for the 2019 and 2020 term. At Old Dominion Freight Line, truck driver Bill Goins has risen up the ranks to receive this lustrous title. Find out more about what it means for this fortunate truck driver in Indiana.
William “Bill” Goins is a truck driver out of Cloverdale, Indiana who hauls freight for the North Carolina trucking company Old Dominion Freight Lines. He works as a line haul truck driver. Goins home state is Indiana where he operates out of for regional trucking jobs, LTL freight, and interregional hauls for the carrier. As a truck driver for Old Dominion, Goins takes trucker safety very seriously.
Sam Faucette, Old Dominion VP of Safety and Compliance, said, “Bill consistently impresses us with his dedication to safe driving, helping others and representing Old Dominion’s values. We are proud to have him represent OD as a member of the 2019-2020 America’s Road Team and know he will have a positive impact on the future of this industry.”
As one of the 18 best truck drivers representing truck drivers across the nation, Goins has the opportunity to drive the One Image Truck. This Volvo VNL 760 is designed to feature the ATA branding and logo. Driving a new truck is always great, especially when you earned the right as one of the safest truck drivers in the nation. Plus, the truck draws a ton of positive attention for the trucking industry. Right now that is what we need to see; more positive focus on truck drivers who are trying to make a living.
Chris Spear, representing the ATA as president and CEO, remarked, “These drivers represent the diverse experiences of the 3.5 million professional drivers across the country and will be able to bring their unique stories to new, critical audiences as part of America’s Road Team. ATA is very excited to begin working with this group of professional, respected drivers and see them continue spreading the positive image of the trucking industry. We are extremely proud of them, as are their companies and families.”
If you are ready to start driving a truck at Old Dominion Freight Lines, start by looking at the haul types. As noted, this trucking company hauls truck drivers to handle LTL trucking jobs and regional freight hauling. While the carrier is based in Thomasville, North Carolina, they have terminals all over the US.
A quick glance at the Old Dominion service center map and you can see that the carrier has haul access to every state. Yes, that includes Montana, Nevada, and those hard to reach New England states including Rhode Island and Maine. This is great news for truck drivers in all states. You can easily find a trucking job near you thanks to this advantageous coverage area.
Now that you know what you can expect when working for Old Dominion in terms of location and haul types, it’s time to see if the carrier is hiring near you. Check out our current trucking jobs here at Jiggy Jobs to find out if the trucking company hires drivers in your city. You can also search for trucking jobs according to haul type to find a job that best suits your experiences as a trucker.
Whether you have tons of behind the wheel experience or are just starting out, we have the trucking jobs you want to find. Get going with Jiggy Jobs today and start making more money tomorrow.
Source: ODFL – News