UPS honors Merrimack drivers

MANCHESTER – UPS drivers Charles Barmashi and Aaron Charron, of Merrimack, were recently inducted into UPS’ Circle of Honor for achieving 25 years of accident-free driving.

They and 16 other drivers from New Hampshire are among 1,613 newly inducted into the company’s honorary organization.

Globally, 8,703 active UPS drivers are members of the Circle of Honor. Collectively, they’ve racked up more than 245,000 years and more than 5.3 billion safe miles during their careers.

"My thanks go to all of them for their dedication and focus and for the countless lives they’ve saved," said Ivy Brown, president, UPS Northeast District. "Their attention to detail has kept them safe and has helped improve public safety."

Globally, the most seasoned UPS Circle of Honor driver is Thomas Camp, of Livonia, Mich., with 53 years of driving without an accident. Ronald McKnight, of Bronx, N.Y., is next in line with 47 years.

Sixty-six others have logged at least 40 years without an accident.

UPS’ 102,000 drivers are among the safest on the roads, logging more than 3 billion miles a year and delivering more than 4 billion packages safely.