Photo: Mark Campbell

Photo: Mark Campbell

Fleet management and telematics software provider Omnitracs is once again sponsoring the HDT Safety & Compliance award, which recognizes industry leaders who have demonstrated excellence in fleet safety.

The award is open to fleet, EHS, Safety, Sales and HR managers at fleets operating Class 8 vehicles who have shown leadership, innovation, and measurable results while enhancing the safety of drivers and the public. Nominees are evaluated by a panel of industry leaders, who will determine the eventual winner. while those with heavy-duty,

The award will be presented at this year’s Fleet Safety Conference, taking place from July 25-26 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Ill. Nominations are open until May 8; the application form can be accessed here.

The Fleet Safety Conference is put on by the publishers of Heavy Duty Trucking, Automotive Fleet, and Work Truck magazines. It is a three-day event designed for fleet, risk, safety, sales, HR and EHS professionals, offering insights and practical education on improving fleet safety. Some of the highlights include a keynote address on the role of driver assistance technology in reaching the zero crash goal by Deborah Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council; and sessions on using ELD data, the new drug and alcohol clearinghouse regulations; and protecting against terrorist use of vehicles.

A separate award for light- and medium- duty fleets, the 2017 Fleet Safety Award, will also be presented at the conference.

For more information on the Fleet Safety Conference, visit the event website.