PRECO Electronics Accepting Nominations for 2016 Safety in Motion Award

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Annual Safety in Motion Award Recognizes Individuals That Keep Safety Moving Forward in Their Companies, Communities, and Industries.

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PRECO’s involvement in industries that operate heavy duty trucks and equipment allows us to witness the strides that organizations and individuals take to ensure a safe work environment.

PRECO Electronics, the global leader in heavy-duty vehicle collision mitigation technology, today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2016 Safety in Motion Award. Now in its sixth year, the annual Safety in Motion Award is the most widely recognized and anticipated award among heavy-duty safety professionals.

To nominate a candidate for the 2016 Safety in Motion Award, click on this link, complete the nomination form, and press the “submit” button, which will send your nomination directly to PRECO Electronics. The recipient of the 2016 Safety in Motion Award will be announced in early 2017.

“PRECO’s involvement in industries that operate heavy duty trucks and equipment allows us to witness the strides that organizations and individuals take to ensure a safe work environment,” said Tom Loutzenheiser (@TomLoutz), vice president of marketing and business development at PRECO Electronics. “This year’s recipient will be an industry leader committed to safety and we are proud to be recognizing their contributions.”

Past recipients include representatives from Rumpke Waste & Recycling, Honolulu Disposal, Unimin, and Montana-Dakota Utilities.

Kim Hodges of Montana-Dakota Utilities was the recipient of the 2015 Safety in Motion Award. Mr. Hodges was recognized for his individual commitment to address the needs of his operators and proactive vision to expand their safety program.

About the Safety in Motion Award
PRECO’s commitment to heavy-duty vehicle safety has continued to move safety forward. As a safety leader, Preco identifies and honors other professionals who also keep safety moving forward in their companies, communities, and industries. PRECO Electronics established the Safety in Motion Award to honor one person each year who is the voice of safety in their industry.

The award criteria includes:
Initiative: The ideal candidate will initiate candid discussions, programs (corporate, community, or industry), and/or give voice to safety issues in the industry or community.

Imagination: The ideal candidate will demonstrate creative and original suggestions to move safety into the forefront of the community, legislature, company or industry they serve.

Involvement: The ideal candidate will take an active role in industry associations, community safety programs, and/or corporate/legislative policy changes to advance safety.

Nominations for the 2016 Safety in Motion award will be accepted beginning in November 2016. The deadline to nominate a candidate is Friday, December 30, 2016. An official call for nominations will be sent out via email to key contacts in heavy-duty vehicle industries. To ensure your email is included in this notification, please email Tamara Humpherys at THumpherys(at)Preco(dot)com with your contact information.

About PRECO Electronics
PRECO is the global leader of collision mitigation solutions for heavy-duty equipment industries. PRECO believes that those responsible for heavy-duty equipment operations have a desire to keep the people and property around them safe and free from harm. We design, engineer and manufacture collision mitigation technology optimized for heavy-duty equipment. Our safety products have survived the industry’s most rigorous testing for unstoppable performance in the harshest working conditions imaginable, so operators and fleets can perform with greater confidence and peace of mind.

Established in 1947, PRECO has been providing safety solutions to heavy-duty industries for almost 70 years. Learn more at and follow us on Twitter @PrecoElec.

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