12-13-2006: Notable Notes

Tucumcarian picked as driver of the year
Terry Mills, of Tucumcari, was selected as Kraiser Transport, Inc. 2006 Driver of the Year. Mills received a trophy at the Kraiser companies annual Christmas party and safety meeting held in Janesville, Wis.
To win the award Mills met the high standards required by Kraiser Transport which include, no at fault accidents, and no Department of Transportation Out of Services, no cargo claims, no damage to company equipment, no late or missed delivery or load appointments during the past 12 months.
Mills has been with the company since August of 2005 and has demonstrated outstanding professionalism, according to a press release from Kaiser Transport.

Local business woman award for exellence
Linda Unruh from All-Rite Towing of Tucumcari was awarded the American Towman ACE Award for achievement in service performance on Nov. 19 at the American Towman Exposition held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore Md..
The ACE Award is presented by the American Towman Magazine. Nominees were selected by motor clubs and dispatch centers, including: Allstate Motor Club, Asurion, Coach-Net, Cross Country Automotive Services, American Towing Alliance and Road of America.