2017 Driver of the Year

Philip Grasso is DMTA Driver of the Year

Philip Grasso (L) with his employer, Travis Boardman.

DOVER (Nov. 18) — Philip Grasso, a 41 year veteran of the trucking industry, was recognized as DMTA’s Driver of the Year Saturday evening. Philip drives for Travis Boardman, Inc., a FedEx Ground contractor.

His employer said of him, “This driver is always professional while behind the wheel, with our customers, and at the place of work. He always is willing to help or educate other drivers when needed. Phil is a great mentor and sets an example for all drivers to follow.”

In his professional driving career Phil has had no accidents, nor has he had any traffic violations in the past five years. In addition he has not had any DOT inspection violations. He has won several company awards for safe driving and was a DMTA Driver of the Month in 2014 and again in 2017.

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Drivers of the Month 2017


John Taylor – J.A. Phillips Trucking LLC

Mark Mullen – Walmart Transportation

Dexter Wise – Travis Boardman, Inc. (FedEx Ground Contractor)

Charlie Dennis – Perdue Farms

Thomas Lizon – J.A. Phillips Trucking LLC

Keith Wolford – Perdue Farms

Rocco Burgess – Walmart Transportation

Joshua Keenan – FedEx Ground

Philip Grasso – Travis Boardman, Inc. (FedEx Ground Contractor)

Billy Jackson – Perdue Transportation