Local men win Trucking Association awards
CLIFTON PARK, NY (NEWS10) – Two local men won awards from the Trucking Association of New York at an awards ceremony on September 21. Steven Bullinger of Rensselaer won the 2020 Driver of the Year award in New York State. He is a professional truck driver for Golub Corporation.
The award recognizes truck drivers who demonstrate dedication to their profession and loyalty to their employers. Bullinger has been driving for 43 years, including 31 with Golub Corporation. He accumulated 2.6 million miles without an accident.
Timothy Canastra of Durham won the 2020 New York State Golden Wrench Award. Canastra is a diesel technician for Borwegen Excavation and Repair.
The award was created to recognize the outstanding efforts and achievements and outside contributions of heavy-duty diesel engine technicians who work behind the scenes to keep commercial vehicles safe on the road.
Canastra has been a technician for 12 years, all at Borwegen Excavation and Repair. He already received the Mechanic of the Year award with Empire Super Sprints in 2001.
The Trucking Association of New York is a non-profit trade association representing the interests of the truck industry. The association is the only New York branch of the American Trucking Associations.