Golden Flake® Recognized as Alabama’s Safest Trucking Fleet

Company wins President’s Safety Award from Alabama Trucking Association

Jimmy Price, Golden Flake (left) accepts ATA’s President’s Safety Award from award sponsor Barry McGriff of McGriff Tire Company (Photo: Business Wire)

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--()--For a third straight year, Golden Flake® Snack Foods has been recognized with the prestigious President’s Safety Award by the Alabama Trucking Association, for the safest operation of tractor-trailers in the state of Alabama for 2016.

The Alabama Trucking Association (ATA), founded in 1938, supports members in safe driving operation through driver training, investment in advanced safety technologies and active participation in industry safety initiatives at the local, state and national levels.

ATA’s safety awards program recognizes member companies with the lowest accident frequency per million miles traveled in the state of Alabama for the previous year. Entries are judged by an independent panel composed of state troopers from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Motor Carrier Safety Unit.

Awarding Golden Flake® with the President’s Safety Award is representative of Golden Flake’s® ongoing commitment to training, development and the safe operation of tractor-trailer vehicles.

Mark McCutcheon, President, Golden Flake® Snack Foods said, “We appreciate being recognized with the President’s Safety Award by the Alabama Trucking Association. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our Team to operate safely while also being prompt and making efficient deliveries.”

“Last year, our team generated over 2.1 million miles of tractor-trailer driving. This award reinforces the efforts of the team’s time towards the training and constant safety-focus. We are extremely proud of our Team and also thank the Alabama Trucking Association for their ongoing help and support,” said Butch Owens, Director of Transportation and Safety, Golden Flake® Snack Foods, Inc.

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About Golden Flake® Snack Foods, Inc.

Golden Flake Snack Foods founded in 1923 and headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is “The South’s Original Potato Chip!®”. As part of the Utz Quality Foods, LLC. family of brands, Golden Flake® Snack Foods produces, markets, and distributes snack food products throughout the Southeastern United Sates. The company offerings include: potato chips, pork rinds, tortilla chips, corn chips, baked and fried cheese curls, puffed corn snacks and more. Golden Flake distributes its products to various grocery store chains, mass stores, discount stores, convenience stores, restaurants, and other outlets. For more information about Golden Flake or its products, visit us www.goldenflake.com.

About Alabama Trucking Association

The Alabama Trucking Association is a non-profit corporation representing the motor carrier industry for the advancement of highway transportation and safety, while serving as the "voice of trucking" in this state. The Association maintains headquarters in Montgomery, Ala., where it conducts activities for the improvement of trucking service to the public and sponsors programs for the trucking industry in the public interest and industry betterment. Membership consists of nearly 700 businesses, including for-hire and private truck operators, along with its allied industry members (those who equip and service the industry). For more information, visit www.alabamatrucking.org.

Contacts

Golden Flake® Snack Foods
Mark McCutcheon
President
205-323-6161
mmccutcheon@goldenflake.com

Contacts

Golden Flake® Snack Foods
Mark McCutcheon
President
205-323-6161
mmccutcheon@goldenflake.com