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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

Byron Bramwell has been a professional truck driver for 34 years and has accumulated over 2.2 million accident free miles. He is a city driver for YRC Freight.

Acting with ambitions of disseminating the message of highway safety, increasing visibility of the trucking industry and emphasizing the essentiality of trucking, America’s Road Team captains act as goodwill ambassadors nationwide. While they dedicate time each month to America’s Road Team specific events, captains always hold themselves to the highest standards of representing this honorable industry in their daily lives.

Byron has participated in 23 consecutive years of truck driving championships, winning 2010 Missouri Grand Champion, 2011 Grand Champion Runner-up, and 1st place pre-trip inspection in Kansas in 2003. He appeared at the National Truck Driving Championships in 2000, 2010 and 2011. Byron is also a driver trainer and a certified Smith System instructor. He was a member of the Kansas State Road Team in 2001-2002 and is a member of the YRC Road Team. He has received his 34 year Safe Worker Award.

Byron lives with his wife, Jeanne, in Centerview, Missouri. They have 3 children and 3 grandchildren

In The News

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Elite Drivers Provide Tips for Work Zone Awareness Week

Today, American Trucking Associations is urging motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zone areas. With National Work Zone Awareness Week 2014 marking the 15th anniversary of this life-saving safety campaign, elite drivers with millions of accident-free miles are educating the public on how to stay safe.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

As leaders in the trucking industry, be sure to mark your calendars for the 2014 must-attend ATA meetings and important dates. Join your trucking industry colleagues to learn the most up to date information that affects your business, and have the opportunity for engaging discussions.


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