UPS will honor 53 drivers from Michigan, along with 1,575 others by inducting them into the Circle of Honor, a honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving.
There are 308 active Michigan members, with a combined 8,631 years of accident-free driving. Thomas Camp of Livonia is holds the state's longest record with 54 years under his belt. He is ranked the safest drives among UPS's 102,000 drivers.
Of the 53 newly inducted members, a few are native to West Michigan. Steven Hummel of Grand Rapids; James Bouley of Grandville; Eric Tuttle of Caledonia; Christopher Seely of Hudsonville and Paul Thull of Wyoming will all be inducted into the Circle of Honor for their outstanding driving records.
According to the Circle of Honor, there is a total of 9,349 active members. Collectively they've driven up to 266,554 years and nearly 14 billion miles during their careers. That's enough miles to travel to the moon and back almost 29,000 times.
“My thanks go to all of them for their dedication and focus and for the countless lives they’ve saved,” said Derick Craft, president, UPS Great Lakes District. “Their attention to detail has kept them safe and has helped improve public safety.”
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