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Bruce Hooker Recognized by FRA for Technical Writing

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Roanoke, VA – On March 21, the Forest Resources Association honored Bruce Hooker with its Southcentral Region Second Place Technical Writing Award for 2018. This annual Award recognizes the best Technical Releases published and posted on FRA’s website.

Hooker, the Risk Control Director for Paragon Insurance’s North American Timber Program, authored FRA Technical Release 16-R-23, Ten Keys to Trucking Fleet Safety. The Technical Release lists and explains ten key trucking fleet management safety best practices that characterize excellent, well-run trucking businesses in the forest products industry. The “Ten Keys” highlight the practices necessary for log trucking to remain safe and insurable.  (FRA members may find 16-R-23 in the members-only/login area of www.forestresources.org.)

Bruce Hooker

Bruce Hooker (right) receives FRA’s Southcentral Region (SCR) 2nd Place Technical Writing Award from SE Region Chairman Tony Doster (left).

(Note: This Southcentral Region Award was presented at FRA’s Southeastern Region Meeting in Newberry, SC on March 21.)