Press Release

John Lex Wins Trucking Cares Foundation’s Premier Achievement Award

Nashville, Tennessee – John Lex, a professional driver with Walmart Transportation, was presented with the Trucking Cares Foundation’s Premier Achievement Award today during the American Trucking Associations’’ Management Conference and Exhibition.

“John is a 32-year veteran, with 3.1 million accident free miles. He’s a husband and father of two sons; a dogged advocate for ATA’s issues, who always elevates and shares our industry’s image – a true leader,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “As a Road Team Captain, he has been a tireless advocate for his fellow drivers, a representative of all the dedicated, patriotic and faithful people that make up this industry. He is a real example of leadership and it is an honor to give him this award.”

Spear presented the award during his annual State of the Industry Address.

A longtime ambassador for the industry, Lex has been an America’s Road Team Captain since 2013, and in 2016 won the Mike Russell Trucking Image Award.

The Trucking Cares Foundation’s Premier Achievement Award is bestowed annually to an individual or company that exemplifies trucking’s spirit of giving. In recognition of the recipients generosity of time and money, the Foundation will donate to the recipient’s 501(c)(3) charity of choice (such charity shall further the Foundation’s mission).