Northbridge Insurance Names Skelton National Safety Award Winner

Northbridge Insurance has given its National 2023 Northbridge Insurance Transportation Safety Award to Skelton Truck Lines Ltd.

Launched in 2021, the award was created to recognize carriers with industry-leading management practices.

“Having helped transportation companies navigate risks on and off the road for over 70 years, we understand the commitment required to build a culture of safety,” the company said in a release.

The company originally named four regional winners, before awarding the top national prize to Skelton. They are: Vedder Transportation Group (western); Skelton Truck Lines Ltd.( Ontario); Groupe Transcol (Quebec) and Atlantic Pacific Transport Ltd. (Atlantic)

Carriers who have been policyholders for at least two consecutive years, have proven management and company-wide safety commitment, and have shown great collaboration as a Northbridge Insurance partner are eligible for this award.

Wining carriers exhibit top mark’s on Northbridge’s Transportation Best Practices Profile (a report that provides an in-depth analysis of the business’ operations and safety practices, benchmarking it against hundreds of other fleets using 100 per cent Canadian trucking data); as well as an excellent track record in crash trends, collisions per million miles, high-cost type collisions, and visibility-related collisions; and proactive industry involvement.

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