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Lytx Recognizes Top Drivers and Coaches with Annual Awards

| March 1, 2018


Lytx, a global leader in video telematics, announced the recipients of its 2018 “Driver of the Year” and “Coach of the Year” awards, recognizing an elite group of professional drivers and coaches currently using the Lytx DriveCam program.

This year’s recipients demonstrate how safety practices can lead to real results, saving both money and lives. The awards were presented recently at the 6th annual Lytx User Group Conference in San Diego.

Lytx provides safety services for professional fleets of all sizes, holding the belief that video-based, data-driven training is the best way to create safe and efficient driving behaviors. Having catalogued and analyzed more than 80 billion miles’ worth of driving data to date – more than any other company in the world – Lytx a genuine track record when it comes to identifying top professional drivers and coaches.

Lytx recognized winners of the Driver of the Year award from DriveCam users across six commercial driving categories: Government; Services and Utilities; Transit/Motor Coach; For-Hire Trucking; Private Trucking; and Waste.


  • First Place Winner – Sergeant Quemaine O. Tolar of the United States Marine Corps, Marine Barracks Washington

Services and Utilities

  • First Place Winner – Martin Hamilton of Murphy-Hoffman Company

Transit/Motor Coach

  • First Place Winner – William Brubaker of Greyhound Lines, Inc.

For-Hire Trucking

  • First Place Winner – Wanda “Denise” Ponds of TransAm Trucking

Private Trucking

  • First Place Winner – Jack Weig of LafargeHolcim Ltd.


  • First Place Winner – Eduardo “Eddie” Gutierrez-Salazar of Waste Connections

At its ceremony, Lytx also recognized Mark Barnett of TransWood Carriers, Inc., as the 2018 Coach of the Year

“Their commitment to safety, dedication to drivers, and overall professionalism are critical to the success of drivers and to the safety of our roads,”  Lisk said.

Lytx’s safety programs combine video-based coaching with predictive analytics to help companies protect more than 850,000 drivers worldwide.

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