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Driver Recognition

Our Drivers Make the Difference

Yellow truly has the best drivers in the industry. And what better reward than recognition from our customers, our peers, governing bodies and even several industry competitions.

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America's Road Team Captains

At Yellow, we’re very proud of our drivers who have been chosen to be America’s Road Team (ATA) Captains, an elite group of the best in the nation who promote road safety as spokespeople for our industry:


  • Dave Benfer | Altoona, PA 
  • Gary Barr | Camp Hill, PA 
  • Russ Simpson | Columbus, OH 
  • Jeff Rose | Akron, OH 
  • Herschel Evans | Atlanta, GA 
  • Arlee Caston | Memphis, TN 
  • Steve Fields | Kansas City, MO 
  • Tracy DeWees | Bloomington, CA
  • Michael Buck | Moore, OK
  • Richard Frazer | Rockford, IL
  • Alphonso Lewis | Montgomery, AL


Yellow Driver Advisory Council

The Yellow Driver Advisory Council represents some of the safest and most engaged Yellow drivers. They are ambassadors for Yellow and for the industry. These individuals work specifically with cross functional Yellow teams to progress our safety objectives and several have gone on to become voices outside of the company.


  • Herschel Evans | Atlanta, GA
  • Russ Simpson | Columbus, OH
  • Steve Fields | Kansas City, MO

Peggy Arnold wins "Driver of the Year"

A professional truck driver with nearly 30 years of experience, Yellow's Peggy Arnold has been named the 2022 "Driver of the Year" by the Women In Trucking Association. Read our announcement here about Peggy's big win and her commitment to safety in trucking. 

We’re competitive

National Truck Driving Championship

The National Truck Driving Championship is the biggest safety competition in our industry, and over 10,000 Yellow drivers have participated—with nearly 50 recognized as nationally placed winners.

Safety first

Compliance, Safety and Accountability

We work hard on being safer in everything we do, day in and day out. That's why we take very seriously the CSA guidelines set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).


Interested in a career at Yellow?

We’re always looking to add to our team. Visit our Careers page to browse our open positions.

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