2021 Regular Session
By: Representative Busby
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING MR. JAMES LUCKETT UPON BEING NAMED THE 2020 MISSISSIPPI TRUCK DRIVER OF THE YEAR, EXPRESSING GRATITUDE FOR HIS HARD WORK AND COMMITMENT TO SAFETY AND EXTENDING SINCERE WISHES FOR CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL OF HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
WHEREAS, Mr. James Luckett, a resident of Jackson, Mississippi, and an employee of Walmart Transportation of Brookhaven, Mississippi, has been awarded the distinct honor of being named Mississippi's Truck Driver of the Year for 2020; and
WHEREAS, this honor reflects the hard work and dedication required from all transportation professionals and Mr. Luckett has demonstrated that he represents the very best of his profession; and
WHEREAS, the truck driving profession requires a significant emphasis on both productivity and safety, skill sets that Mr. Luckett has evidenced and shown a strong commitment to both in his 47 years of driving, having driven over 5.6 million accident free miles in the span of his career; and
WHEREAS, in addition to Mr. Luckett's outstanding professional career, he further distinguishes himself with volunteer service to Peer-to-Peer Networks, and Mr. Luckett has also volunteered at the Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital Trucking for Kids fundraiser event; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Luckett exemplifies the image of the true driving professional with his commitment to public safety, his commitment to helping those in need and with a steadfast commitment to bettering his community and bettering the State of Mississippi as a whole; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the House of Representatives to recognize fine Mississippians, especially those such as Mr. Luckett, who represents both true professionalism and a commitment to bettering the motoring public's safety by leading his profession forward:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend and congratulate Mr. James Luckett upon being named the 2020 Mississippi Truck Driver of the Year, express gratitude for his hard work and commitment to safety and extend most sincere wishes for continued success in all of his future endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Mr. James Luckett and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.