Galloway qualified for the annual award after earning the trucker of the month recognition in January 2008, said Human Resources Manager Pat Joyner.
The award was given for his
performance in a given year, but it's Galloway's career of 52 years with one company without a wreck that simply couldn't be beat, Joyner
"I knew that logging in more than four million miles without a single accident was an unbelievable record," Joyner
"Four million miles!
And driving trucks since November 1957 has provided him plenty of material, Joyner
"It is always a pleasure seeing and talking to Mr. G.," he
Galloway's record and performance have earned him respect from his
colleagues and customers alike, Joyner
"The best way I know to describe Mr. G. is that he's
reliable, dependable and predictable, and he
has been that way for 52 years," he
"You always know what you are going to get.
is always there.
not only good for the company, but he's
good for the customers.
They want him."
Galloway's consistency and stability are unparalleled, Joyner
Galloway's only significant health problem in 52 years was a heart attack in 1984, which cost him three weeks of work.
"Outside of that, I missed a day here and a day there, but most of the time I worked when I was sick," he
"Mr. G. has always told me he
would like to make just enough money to buy some ice cream," Joyner