JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) — Five north Mississippi UPS drivers are among 1,519 newly inducted Circle of Honor drivers who the company recognized for achieving 25 or more years of accident-free driving.
UPS honored Lenwood Ganley of Europa, Michael Gregor of Pontotoc, Michael Moore of Booneville, Rodney Owens of Holly Springs and Donnie West of Baldwyn, who are among 93 active Circle of Honor drivers in Mississippi.
In 2013, UPS invested $175 million on safety training, and all drivers are taught safe driving methods through classroom training.
The training does not stop there. The company says it continues throughout the drivers' careers.
All together, UPS has 7,221 Circle of Honor drivers currently serving areas around the world who have driven a combined 5.3 billion safe miles during their UPS careers.
The company was founded in 1907 and now serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide from its Atlanta headquarters.