Premier trucking company Prime, Inc. recently recognized driving instructor Justin Humiston as its top CDL Instructor for 2014. The honor was officially awarded at the company’s annual ‘Instructor of the Year’ banquet held on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Ramada Plaza Springfield Hotel and Oasis Convention Center. Prime’s CDL Instructors are responsible for training new students while they work towards earning their Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). The aspiring new drivers come without any prior experience driving commercial vehicles as they embark on the three to four weeks of initial training with one of the certified instructors.
Prime was proud to award Justin Humiston as its top CDL Instructor earlier this month. Humiston was one of hundreds of CDL Instructors at Prime who collectively helped over 1800 Prime Student Drivers earn their Class A CDL in 2014. Originally from Millville, DE, Humiston has been with the company since 2010 and currently works in the Flatbed Division. Over the course of last year alone, he trained 21 Prime Student Drivers–empowering them to earn their CDL certification and in becoming exceptional commercial truck drivers for the company.
“He takes the time to make sure his students earn a license and not just a piece of plastic. His only concern is making sure the student is successful. He will always find a way to help a student understand what to do and why to do it,” commented one of the Prime Student Drivers trained by Humiston.
Another of Humiston’s previous Student Driver continued, “He is more than a great instructor; he cares for his students. He goes the extra mile.”
In addition to recognizing the top CDL Instructor at the annual awards ceremony, the banquet accolades were presented to 14 other instructors–determined by the total number of trained students who remained working for the company following certification; the cumulative test scores for each of the three required tests (vehicle inspection, backing, and driving); and the number of student drivers who earned first-time passes.
The other recipients honored as top instructors following Humiston were John Carrigan, Danny Gibbons, and Jeff Bridwell. Additional honorees included Kenny Pack, John Lewis, Orain Jones, James Fuller, Keith Luce, Daniel Alder, Scott Fisher, RayHancock, Darron Watkins, Edwin Peig, and Timothy Wiemer.
For more information about Prime, Inc. and their Student Driver Program, visit driveforprime.com