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2017 Transportation Safety Award Recipients

2017 ISRI Driver of the Year:

  1. Joseph J. Cody, Sims Metal Management, Sacramento, CA. 44 years of safe driving
  2. Mike O’Connor, Sadoff Iron and Metal Company, Fond du Lac, WI. 40 years of safe driving
  3. Steven VerBeek, LP Transport LTD (LP Padnos), Holland, MI. 39 years of safe driving
2017 Golden Wrench Award Recipients for CMV Technicians / Managers:

  1. Armando Ojeda Sr., Rocky Mountain Recycling Inc. Commerce City, CO. 12 years as a vehicle service technician

2017 Best Fleet Award, Small Class 300,000 – 500,000 Miles: 

  1. Shine Bros. Corp. Spencer, IA.
  2. Berman Bros., Inc. Jacksonville, FL.
  3. General Metals of Tacoma, Inc. (Schnitzer Steel Industries) Tacoma, WA.

2017 Pacesetter Award, Small Class 300,000 – 500,000 Miles:

  1. General Metals of Tacoma, Inc. (Schnitzer Steel Industries) Tacoma, WA.

2017 Best Fleet Award, Intermediate Fleet 500,001 – 1,000,000 Miles: 

  1. United Scrap Metal Inc. Cicero, IL.
  2. Rochester Iron and Metal, Inc. Rochester, IN.
  3. TJN Enterprises Inc. Spencer, IA.

2017 Pacesetter Award, Intermediate Class 500,001 – 1,000-000 Miles:

  1. Consolidated Scrap Resources, Inc. York, PA.

2017 Best Fleet Award, Medium Class 1,000,001 – 5,000,000 Miles:

  1. Best Fleet Award, Medium Class 1,000,001 – 5,000,000 Miles:
  2. Metal Exchange Corporation St. Louis, MO.
  3. Prolerized New England Company LLC (Schnitzer Steel Industries) Warwick, RI.
  4. LP Transport LTD, (LP Padnos) Holland, MI.

2017 Pacesetter Award, Medium Class 1,000,001 – 5,000,000 Miles: 

  1. Prolerized New England Company LLC (Schnitzer Steel Industries) Warwick, RI.

2017 Best Fleet Award Large Class Greater Than 5,000,000 Miles: 

  1. OmniSource Transport LLC Fort Wayne, IN.

2017 Pacesetter Award, Large Class Greater Than 5,000,000 Miles: 

  1. OmniSource Transport LLC Fort Wayne, IN.

2017 Award Recipients

2017 ISRI Golden Wrench Award Recipient Armando Ojeda
From left to right: Jack Van Steenburg, Chief Safety Officer and Assistant Administrator Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Washington DC. Dan Curran is Senior Vice president and Underwriting Officer for Willis Programs (RecyleGuard Insurance) Portsmouth, NH., Armando Ojeda ISRI's 2017 Golden Wrench Award Recipient, Vehicle Technician with Rocky Mountain Recycling Commerce City, CO and Gary Champlin ISRI's Chair Elect (President of Champlin Tire in Concordia, KS).
2017 ISRI Safe Driver of the Year Joseph Cody

From left to right: Jack Van Steenburg, Chief Safety Officer and Assistant Administrator Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Washington DC. Dan Curran is Senior Vice president and Underwriting Officer for Willis Programs (RecyleGuard Insurance) Portsmouth, NH. Joseph Cody, 2017 ISRI Safe Driver of the Year with Sims Metal Management Sacramento, CA. and Gary Champlin ISRI's Chair Elect (President of Champlin Tire in Concordia, KS).

Transportation Safety Awards

ISRI 2017 Safe Driver of the Year, Jospeh Cody ScrapTV Interview

ISRI 2016 Driver of the Year, Gene Reed ScrapTV Interview

ISRI 2016 Golden Wrench Award Recipient, Forrest Mathney, ScrapTV Interview

Have Questions?

Commodor Hall
Director of Transportation Safety
chall@isri.org
(202) 662-8519