Lawrence Paper Co. was honored for a year of trucking safety during the Kansas Motor Carriers Assn.'s annual safety banquet last month in Wichita.
The company received a plaque for having the best fleet safety record among private carriers with fewer than 1 million miles traveled on Kansas highways. Wal-Mart Transportation LLC, of Ottawa, won among carriers with more than 5 million miles traveled; Wal-Mart logged more than 14 million miles.
The contest attracted 54 entries representing a total of 163 million miles traveled in Kansas, with an average accident frequency of 0.47 accidents per 1 million miles traveled.