Miller Transporters Inc driver Dale “Allen” Blair of Petal MS was recently recognized by XL Group’s Insurance segment as its XL 2011 National Driver of the Year. As part of its annual “Driver Recognition” program, XL acknowledges the safety and professionalism of drivers from some of the nation’s leading transportation companies.

Blair has been with Miller for almost 31 years. During this time, Allen received both his One Million Mile Safe Driver Award and his Two Million Mile Safe Driver Award, and is fast-approaching his Three Million Mile Safe Driver award. During those 31 years at Miller Transporters, Blair hasn’t had even one preventable accident. He recently received his Thirty-One Year Safe Worker award from Miller Transporters.

Over the last decade, Blair has settled in doing long-haul, over-the-road chemical hauling for Miller Transporters. Blair approaches the task every day with the commitment to be safe each mile of his trip. He does his part to ensure that he is a safe driver and to help avoid accidents so he and others can all make it home safely.

Blair is a constant member of the company’s "Team Miller," which rewards Miller Transporters’ employees and contractors for their outstanding customer service. Blair is always willing to go the extra mile to make sure that each load goes smoothly in the areas of safety and service.