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America's Road Team Captains

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America's Road Team Captains

America's Road Team is a national public outreach program led by a small group of professional truck drivers who share superior driving skills, remarkable safety records and a strong desire to spread the word about safety on the highway.


About America's Road Team

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The name America's Road Team is meant to symbolize America's 3.1 million professional truck drivers and to serve as a rallying point for the spirit of professional dedication and teamwork needed to deliver America's freight safely, securely and on time. Professional truck drivers actively represent their industry daily on the nation's highways. They are an untapped resource in spreading the trucking industry's message of safety, essentiality, sustainability and professionalism. That's where America's Road Team fits in.

America's Road Team is a national public outreach program led by a small group of professional truck drivers who share superior driving skills, remarkable safety records and a strong desire to spread the word about safety on the highway.

American Trucking Associations, the voice of the trucking industry, created America's Road Team in 1986 to reach out to the trucking industry and the motoring public.

We are grateful to Volvo Trucks North America for sponsoring the America's Road Team.

Featured Captain

Chad Miller has been a professional truck driver for 30 years and has accumulated over 3 million accident-free miles. He is a professional driver for ABF.

Familiar with Road Teams, Chad has served on the ABF Freight Road Team three terms (2014-2015, 2010-2011, 2008-2009) and as a finalist for the 2011 America’s Road Team. Chad also has received several awards and accolades, including the 2 Million Mile Safe Driving Award; 20 Year Safety Performance Plaque; and 21 Year Safe Driving Certificate. He competed in the Illinois Truck Driving Championships: 3rd Place, Twins (2014); 4th Place, Flatbed (2002); Flatbed, (2001).

Chad also serves his local trucking industry by participating in ABF Freight Equipment Sessions, conducting Road tests for new hires, serving as ABF Freight Beta Tester for Electronic Logging Device, and the Chicago Accident Review and Safety Board.

Chad lives with his wife, Lisa, in Crown Point, Indiana. He has one son and two stepchildren.

In The News

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Be a Considerate Driver in Work Zones Say Elite Professional Drivers

Today, American Trucking Associations and America’s Road Team are urging motorists to be acutely aware of work zones in order to be safe on the nation’s highways. As part of National Work Zone Awareness Week, America’s Road Team Captains, elite drivers with millions of accident-free miles, are providing safe driving tips to keep both motorists and workers safe during this spring’s construction season.

Danny Smith of Big G Express Surpasses 3 Million Consecutive, Safe Miles

Big G Express professional driver, Danny Smith, an America's Road Team Captain, has surpassed the career milestone of driving 3 million consecutive, accident-free miles. Smith, the first driver hired at Big G Express in 1995, is the first Big G Express driver to reach this exclusive level of achievement. To put it into perspective, driving 3 Million Miles is like driving around the earth 120 times!

America’s Road Team Captains at Omnitracs Outlook 2016

Today, America’s Road Team is at Omnitracs Outlook 2016 showcasing American Trucking Associations’ Interstate One Image Tractor-Trailer and educating attendees about the trucking industry’s essentiality and commitment to safety.


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