Recruitment Event Highlights Distractions with Two Simulators
Lexington, NC, July 8, 2011
Bennett International Group joins the Owner Operators Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) to bring distracted driving simulators to Bill’s Truck Stop off I-85 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 13th – July 15 in Linwood, NC. The all day recruitment and safety awareness event is free and open to the public.
Truck drivers and Salisbury area residents will experience the effects of distracted driving, and the consequences, in a controlled environment using NASCAR and Mustang driving simulators that puts participants in the driver’s seat.
“Bennett’s owner/operators transport hundreds of loads on the road everyday, and our aggressive safety culture ensures that public safety is always our priority” said Phil Hibbs, Bennett’s vice president of safety. “We think these simulators are a valuable tool for helping the public understand the consequences of driving while distracted.”
The simulator will be on display in partnership with Bennett’s recruitment team. During the three-day event, Bennett’s recruiters will be on-site accepting applications from qualified contractors who have a valid commercial drivers license.
What: NASCAR Distracted Driving Simulator and Recruitment Event
Who: Bennett International Group, OOIDA, Bill’s Truck Stop
When: 8 a.m. – 5p.m., July 13-15th, Wednesday-Friday
Where: Bill’s Truck Stop off I-85, exit 86, 1210 Snider-Kines Rd, Linwood, NC.
About Bennett International Group, LLC
Bennett International Group, LLC ranks as one of the nation’s top woman-owned companies, and is an acknowledged leader in the transportation industry. Through its affiliated companies, Bennett has delivered logistics, transportation and supply chain solutions to government contractors and commercial businesses for 36 years. Visit www.bennettig.com for more information.