ABF Freight Driver Represents Industry at White House
On Oct. 17, ABF Freight driver David Boyer represented the American Trucking Associations during a trucking industry visit to the White House.
Boyer, an America’s Road Team Captain, visited with President Trump and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at the event.
Boyer, based in Wytheville, Virginia, has been a professional driver for 45 years, the last 40 with ABF Freight. In 2018, he was named the Virginia Truck Driver of the Year. In 2016, he was honored with the prestigious Virginia Governor’s Transportation Safety Award. Boyer is an America’s Road Team Captain (2012-2011) and twice has earned recognition as a member of the ABF Freight Road Team (2010-2011, 2008-2009).
He has represented ABF Freight numerous times at the National Truck Driving Championships and Virginia State Truck Driving Championships, most recently competing in August in the twin trailers category.
Boyer has received the 2 Million Mile Safe Driving Award, the 1 Million Mile Safe Driving Award, 35-year Safety Performance Plaque and 30-Year Safe Driving Ring among other safety awards. He is a two-time member of the ABF Freight Road Team. Boyer also participates annually in the Mid-Atlantic Charity Fun Drive benefiting the Make-a-Wish Foundation and is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Professional Truck Drivers Association and God’s Pit Crew, a program that provides aid during disaster relief efforts.
Watch a C-SPAN video of Chao discussing Boyer’s safety record.
Watch a C-SPAN video of Boyer shaking hands with President Trump.
The American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry.
ABF Freight driver David Boyer is seated third from the left, next to President Trump, during an Oct. 17, 2018, visit to the White House.