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Hy-Vee Celebrates 1-Million Mile Driver

December 28, 2021 | News & Press Releases

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Dec. 28, 2021) — Hy-Vee, Inc. announces today that Andy Britt from the Cherokee Distribution Center has reached the 1-million mile mark for consecutive miles driven without a preventable accident. Britt will become a member of the Hy-Vee Road of Gold Hall of Fame. 

On December 22, Britt became Cherokee’s 32nd driver to achieve 1 million accident-free miles. He was 270 miles shy of the 1 million mile mark when he left for Dubuque. Britt hit 1 million miles just before he pulled into the Locust Street store in Dubuque. His co-workers greeted him with cake and balloons when he arrived for work the next day. 

Britt has been a full-time driver for the Cherokee Distribution Center since November of 2009. 

The Hy-Vee Road of Gold program honors drivers who have achieved safe miles driven with a variety of gifts and a personalized gold- (1 million mile safe driver), black- (2 million mile safe driver) or platinum- (3 million mile safe driver) painted Hy-Vee tractor to drive for five years.


Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 285 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of more than $12 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 3 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 91,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit