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National Interstate Insurance Customers and Office Land Top Industry Awards

Richfield, OH – March 2, 2016 – National Interstate Insurance Company (“National Interstate”) proudly recognizes eight of its passenger transportation customers, as well as one of its officers, who recently received industry awards presented by the United Motorcoach Association (“UMA”), International Motorcoach Group (“IMG”), and Metro Magazine.

National Interstate customers who received awards at the UMA Expo held in Atlanta, GA were: Storer Coachways of Modesto, CA (UMA Vision Award/Large Operator), Kincaid Coach Lines of Edwardsville, KS (BUSRide Motorcoach Industry Achievement Award), and Vandalia Bus Lines Inc. of Caseyville, IL (Metro Magazine Motorcoach Operator of the Year).  Michelle Wiltgen, Assistant Vice President and National Marketing Manager at National Interstate, also received the Safety Leader of the Year Award. 

IMG awarded Anderson Coach & Travel of Greenville, PA the IMG Safety Award. Metro Magazine recognized Arrow Stage Lines of Norfolk, NE as its Innovative Motorcoach Operator of the Year, while Coach Tours LTD of Brookfield, CT, Thrasher Brothers Trailways of Birmingham, AL, and Go Riteway Transportation Group of Germantown, Wisconsin received Innovative Motor Coach Operator Awards.

“From everyone at National Interstate, I would like to congratulate our customers on receiving these prestigious awards.  It is truly an honor to partner with outstanding operators who demonstrate the highest level of safety, embrace new ideas, and are committed to exemplary customer service in all facets of their businesses.  We feel very privileged to be associated with companies who not only exhibit exceptional performance, but are dedicated to moving the industry forward,” said Matt Grimm, Vice President, Passenger Transportation at National Interstate.  “We are also thrilled that Michelle Wiltgen was named Safety Leader of the Year by the UMA.  Michelle, an icon at industry events, recently celebrated her 25th anniversary with National Interstate.  We couldn’t ask for a better ambassador to be the face of National Interstate, and are so proud she received this well-deserved recognition.”


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National Interstate Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Interstate Corporation, is a specialty property and casualty insurance company with a niche orientation and focus on the transportation industry. We differentiate ourselves by offering insurance products and services designed to meet the unique needs of targeted insurance buyers. Products include insurance for passenger, moving and storage, and truck transportation companies, alternative risk transfer, or captive, insurance programs for commercial risks, specialty personal lines consisting of insurance products focused primarily on recreational vehicle owners, and transportation and general commercial insurance in Hawaii and Alaska. National Interstate and its insurance subsidiaries, which include Vanliner Insurance Company and Triumphe Casualty Company, are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Founded in 1989, we are headquartered in Richfield, Ohio with operations in Kapolei, Hawaii, and Fenton, Missouri.