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Our Role In Safety
Being in the transportation business, safety is always the top priority here at Leonard's Express. It is important to us, regardless of what position you are in, that you perform your job safely and your coworkers perform their jobs safely. Also, because we are in the transportation business, most people make the incorrect assumption that safety is only an issue for our drivers. Truth is, every single member of the Leonard's family plays a role in safety....Read More
Distracted Driving
Leonard's Express has been using the LYTX DriveCams for a little over a year. Over that time, we have seen hundreds of videos from our trucks. While some of these videos have documented accidents, fortunately mostly minor, the overwhelming majority of these have been panic stops caused by distracted driving....Read More
Safety Is A Way Of Life
I recently attended a safety based meeting with our insurance captive. There was one speaker that I found very interesting. He is the owner and CEO of a trucking company in south Texas. Several years ago, they went through a period where they had several serious accidents. He shared with the group that he was determined to solve their problem and he eventually did. He spent a couple of hours discussing with the group the things that worked and the things that did not work. One statement he made really resonated with me; "Safety is not a department, it's a way of life at our company". I could not agree more!...Read More
What does it mean to be an ethical company?
Recently Leonard's Express won the Ethie award. The Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation gives this award to companies in the Rochester area that demonstrate ethics in business. I could not be prouder to receive any award than I am to receive this one. This award recognizes all of our employees and reinforces the fact that we have highly ethical people working here every day that do the right thing for their coworkers, our customers and our carrier partners....Read More