Steve Fields
America’s Road Team Captain, Yellow

Steve Fields has been a professional truck driver for 36 years and has accumulated 3.5 million accident-free miles. He is a line-haul driver for Yellow. Several days each month, Steve speaks to the news media, schools, community groups, and industry and government officials about highway safety and the essentiality of the trucking industry.

Steve has been competing in State Truck Driving Championships for over 20 years; placing first in his division at the Missouri State TDC in 2003, 2011, and 2022, and second place in 2018 and 2019. He won first place at the United Way TDC in 1994. He won the title of Missouri Grand Champion in 2003. Steve was named Missouri State Driver of the Month in September 2004 and January 2012, as well as Missouri Driver of the Year in 2004. He was named Yellow Transportation’s Driver of the Year in 2004 and 2006. In 2005, Steve was a speaker at the “Be Ready Be Buckled” kick-off Campaign with Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta. Steve was named to Yellow Transportation’s Road Team in 2006 and was appointed to the Yellow Transportation Safety Committee in 2007. In 2022, Steve was inducted into the Yellow Drivers Hall of Fame. Steve serves as a HAZ-MAT trainer, Certified Triples Trainer, and Certified Smith System Trainer for Yellow.

Steve has won several awards throughout his career including the: 2013 American Trucking Associations’ Tony Sifford Award, 2013 Yellow Environmental Excellence Award, and the 2019 American Trucking Associations’ Mike Russell Image Award.

Steve resides in Independence, Missouri. He has three children and one granddaughter.