The Relay

– Episode 32

Driving Towards Safety Excellence: Gulf Relay’s 2024 Initiatives

In this episode of The Relay, Rhaya Reynolds and William Everett of our Gulf Relay team outline the company’s safety initiatives for 2024. These initiatives include achieving a 28 safety score, expanding the fleet to 300 trucks, and reaching 180 days without a recordable DOT accident. William emphasizes enhancing training for both trainers and trainees and maintaining close communication with drivers. He also details an eight-week training program for new drivers and mentions the company's efforts to appreciate drivers through events and a dedicated appreciation week. William also discusses the daily focus on safety culture and the collaborative approach to safety across departments while Rhaya wraps up by underscoring the importance of road safety. Don’t miss this episode!
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Highlights from this week’s conversation include:
  • Safety Initiatives for 2024 (0:18)
  • Training Program at Gulf Relay (1:42)
  • Company Events and Meetings (2:44)
  • Driver Appreciation Week (5:04)
  • Safety Days and Culture (6:27)
  The Relay is a podcast produced by Gulf Relay. Each episode, we dive behind the scenes of our operations, teams, and industry. From the unique challenges of the job to anecdotes about life on the road, our guests will provide a window into a profession that is crucial to our economy and way of life. Let’s hit the road!

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