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Entries for May 2015

Today is a day set aside to remember and honor those who have given their lives to preserve the freedoms we enjoy as citizens of this great country. We recognize that we owe a great debt of gratitude to an untold number of men and women who paid the highest cost of their lives so that we can remain free as a nation.

It is our hope that wherever you find yourself today that you will be able to pause for a moment and reflect on the blessings of these freedoms and the find some way to honor those who made it possible. To those who are serving today or have served in the past we express our heartfelt thanks for your willingness to answer the call. Your service is greatly appreciated.

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Drivers, please be aware of a step up in commercial vehicle enforcement beginning June 2-4, 2015. This 72 hour inspection blitz is the largest targeted enforcement effort on commercial vehicles in the world. The special emphasis this year is on cargo securement. Enforcement will primarily be conducting level 1 inspections which include both the driver and the vehicle. Drivers will be asked for their CDL, medical card, logs, registration for both truck and trailer, and the insurance card. Officers will also be checking for seat belt usage and any indication of drug or alcohol use.

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Ralph West, First Fleet’s 6th three million mile safe driver:

Ralph West of Cleveland Tn. recently became First Fleet’s 6th three million mile safe driver. Ralph who has been with FirstFleet since 1987, and drives for a grocery account, has completed 24 years of safe driving.

Mr. West says "safe, professional driving, is my life’s work , I’m the professional, so I make allowances for the other drivers, and get away from distracted drivers." Wayne Hayes Ralph’s safety supervisor, says "Ralph is a constant example of the professional driver, courteous, alert and in charge."

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