On Thursday, April 1, 2021, the Missouri Trucking Association (MoTA) held a Safety Awards Luncheon in Jefferson City, Missouri, in lieu of their annual Safety Conference and Awards Banquet. MoTA presented the 2020 driver awards to a crowd of safety professionals. The 2020 Driver of the Year award was presented to Buchheit Logistics end dump driver, Sid Naramore.
Naramore has been a driver for nearly 40 years, driving for Buchheit Logistics for over 12. He has driven over two million miles accident free throughout his career.
The Driver of the Year award is presented to a driver who has been awarded a Driver of the Month award in the same year. Drivers are chosen for their outstanding performance and dedication to safety.
August 2018 - Driver of the Month
Hometown: Perryville, MO
Spouse: Linda Schwent
Employer: Buchheit Logistics
Years of Employment at Buchheit: 20 years
Years of Professional Driving: 27 years
Keith has driven professionally over 2.5 million miles. Some of the unique qualities that distinguishes Keith are his commitment to taking care of customers while adhering to high standards of safety. Keith is also a valuable mentor to new drivers as a resource for safety and training.
He has been in MoTA Chairman’s Safe Driver Club for nine years, along with being awarded the Buchheit Logistics Driver of the Year in 2013. Keith is committed to professional development. He is Hazmat certified and takes online safety training through JJ Keller and Infiniti-I.
In his free time, Keith enjoys bowling and has six 300-point, perfect-score games to his name.
Howard Hall, Missouri Driver of the Year 2017
Congrats to Howard Hall! Howard received his award at the MoTA annual Safety Conference banquet at Lake of the Ozarks, MO on Thursday, February 15th. He is the first Buchheit recipient of this very prestigious award. We are so very proud of his achievement, his dedication and hard work. Thank you Howard!
Darrin Davis, Missouri Driver of the Month: December 2017
Darrin has been a professional driver for 16 years. He has been one of the Buchheit team members for 4 years. During his tenure with us, he has been the recipient of the Buchheit Logistics Truck Rodeo Flatbed 1st Place Winner in 2015 and 2016 and went on to win 3rd Place at the Missouri Trucking Association Truck Driving Championship in 2016. Darrin is also a founding member of the Buchheit Logistics Driver Advisory Board.
Howard Hall, Missouri Driver of the Month: November 2017
Howard has been a professional driver for 42 years, including 20 years as a driver trainer, and has been one of our valued drivers for 42 years. During his tenure with us, he has been the recipient of several awards: Missouri Driver of the Month in 1998, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017; Missouri Truck Driving Association’s Chairman’s Safe Driving Club and Buchheit Logistics President’s Safe Driving Club for 8 years straight; and the Buchheit Logistics Truck Rodeo Grand Champion in 2014.
Sid Naramore, Missouri Driver of the Month: October 2017
Sid has been a professional driver for 34 years and has been one of the Buchheit team for 8 years. During his tenure with us, he has been the recipient of several awards: Missouri Driver of the Month in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017; Missouri Truck Driving Association’s Chairman’s Safe Driving Club and Buchheit Logistics President’s Safe Driving Club for 5 years straight; and the Buchheit Logistics Truck Rodeo Grand Champion in 2014. Great job, Sid!