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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) –  The National Safety Council, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation, announced that MedStar Mobile Healthcare has been selected to receive a 2015 Our Driving Concern Texas Employer Traffic Safety Award.

In a release announcing the award, the National Safety Council said the award was “in recognition of MedStar’s outstanding commitment to keeping their employees safe. MedStar Mobile Healthcare represents a leader in the area of traffic safety and an example for Texas employers statewide.” The announcement continued, “MedStar Mobile Healthcare stood out for its dedication and we are proud to have selected them as one of the recipients for this award.”

In commenting on the announcement, MedStar’s Executive Director, Doug Hooten said “Keeping our team members and community safe is the first core value in MedStar’s STARCARE initiative. Driving is one of the most dangerous things in emergency medical services and we invest countless hours of driving and diver performance monitoring to assure we are doing all we can to keep everyone safe. We thank the National Safety Council and the Texas Department of Transportation for recognizing the efforts of our entire team!”

The award will be formally presented to MedStar at a ceremony following the Fort Worth Safe Communities Road Safety Task Force meeting on Friday.

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