Choptank Freight Lines LLC has been presented a Platinum award by Great Western Casualty Company as part of the 2011 National Safety Awards Program.

This is the third year in a row that Choptank Freight Lines, which is based in Preston MD, has won a nationally recognized safety award.

The National Safety Awards Program recognizes carriers in similar operations (truckload and less than truckload) with awards based on year-end preventable accident results. Carriers are eligible to receive a Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Participatory award. This past year, the program drew more than 625 participants from across the United States.

Choptank Freight Lines is a subsidiary of Choptank Transport and is the asset-based division of the company. Choptank Transport is a nationwide, full-service logistics provider offering truckload, refrigerated, dry van, flatbed, and LTL transportation as well as warehousing and intermodal services.

Great West provides property and casualty insurance exclusively for the trucking industry. With more than 50 years of experience, it offers risk management, underwriting, claims, and loss-control services to trucking companies. Headquartered in South Sioux City NE, Great West has regional offices in Meridian ID, Bloomington IN, Knoxville TN, and Arlington TX.