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  • 10/11/2018

    TLPA Announces 2018 Operator and Driver of the Year Awards

    (ROCKVILLE, Md.)—The Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) is pleased to announce the winners of its annual awards program recognizing the top fleet operators and drivers in the transportation industry. The 2018 awards will be presented to the following exceptional individuals:

    • Taxicab Operator of the Year Robert DeLucia Sr., Star Transportation Group of Pittsburgh (photo)
    • Paratransit & Contracting Operator of the Year Frank Ciccarella of Chicago (photo)
    • Limousine & Sedan Operator of the Year Nikko and Matt Assolin, Nikko’s Worldwide Chauffeured Services of Houston (photo - Matt on left)
    • Outstanding Contributor to Women in Transportation (posthumous award) Judy Griffin, Southwest Florida Transportation Group, Inc. of Fort Myers (photo)
    • Taxicab Driver of the Year Anthony Sims, Checker Cab of Atlanta (photo)
    • Limousine & Sedan Chauffeur of the Year Grigory Eskin, Vital Transportation, Inc. of Long Island City (photo)
    • Paratransit & Contracting Driver of the Year Myron Hubbard, SCR Medical Transportation of Chicago (photo)

    “These award winners lead by example, and demonstrate every day their commitment to the highest quality customer service, as well as their leadership within their communities,” said Alfred LaGasse, CEO of the TLPA.

    The award winners will be honored at TLPA’s landmark 100th Annual Convention & Trade Show, which will be held Oct. 27-29 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

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