USPS Safe Driver Awards

USPS Safe Driver Awards

Nominations Open for 2020 Awards

The National Safety Council and U.S. Postal Service Washington, D.C., headquarters are working together to reward drivers who deliver on safety every day. The NSC Safe Driver Awards program is an easy way to encourage driver safety, and some program awards are FREE OF CHARGE.

2019 Safe Driver of the Year Award

The National Safety Council is pleased to announce the 2019 Joseph M. Kaplan Safe Driver of the Year awards. Congratulations to the following USPS winners:

Driver Name Region
Robert S. Gantt Capital Metro
Carl E. Roe Eastern
Thomas Dreffs Great Lakes
Peter Wiencko Northeast
Allan Carter Pacific
David (Slick) Peresko Southern
Nancy Shaw Western

Nominate a Safe Driver

Nominate your drivers that exemplify exceptional driver safety. If you have an employee who has driven an outstanding amount of miles or hours behind the wheel without a preventable collision, be sure to nominate him/her for the prestigious National Safety Council Safe Driver of the Year award. Only online nominations will be accepted.

Get award information here, and view the award criteria here.

Nominations for the 2020 Joseph M. Kaplan Safe Driver of the Year Award will be accepted Jan. 1 to March 31. Nominate a safe driver today.

Available at no Charge

Expert Driver Award

Now covered under contract. Honors employees who have a specific number of years without an incident: 1 – 45 years.

Expert Driver Order Form

Safe Driver Lapel Pins

Recognize your drivers for specific years driven without incident; 1-45 years available. Quality crafted pin in rose gold with clutch fastener, 5/8” x 3/4”.

Safe Driver Lapel Pin Order Form

Million Mile Plaques

Recognizes drivers with 1 million miles of driving or 30 accumulated years driven without a preventable incident. This 6 3/4" x 9 3/4" solid walnut plaque bears the Million Mile Club emblem, the NSC logo and an engraved personalized nameplate.

Million Mile Plaque Order Form
Million Mile Plaque Online Order Form

Wallet Cards

These are a valued supplemental recognition item for your drivers when they achieve another year without incident. They can be ordered by using the Safe Driver Lapel Pin order form and the Wallet Card personalization template.

Available at Additional Cost

Safe Driver Shoulder Patches

Recognize drivers for a specific period of years without a preventable incident; 1 – 45 years available. Swiss embroiderd, durable and washable. Measures 3" x 4"

Safe Driver Shoulder Patch Order Form

Take Advantage of NSC Member Benefits

All USPS facilities can take advantage of NSC member benefits:

  • FREE: Delivering Safety monthly USPS exclusive enewsletter provides topical safety tips and tools to help keep you and your employees safe. To opt-in, email your name and address to [email protected].

  • FREE: Downloadable safety posters to remind your employees to practice safety in the workplace.

  • FREE: 5-Minute Safety Talks help you communicate during safety meetings; available in English and Spanish. Click here for topics. Additional Resources:

  • Request a hard copy of the USPS Safe Driver Award Rules Book. Email [email protected]


If you have any questions regarding the U.S. Postal Service Safe Driver Award Program, contact NSC at (800) 621-7619 or [email protected]. Our fax number is (630) 285-0797.