Michael Ward

Safety Director

Office:  252-265-5690

Cell:  252-245-4226



Larry Wolfe

Safety Coordinator / Log Specialist

Office:  252-265-5657

Cell: 919-394-5116




Barnes Transportation Services is a member of the National Association of Small Trucking Companies (NASTC). NASTC holds an annual convention in Nashville, TN each November, where it awards drivers for being the best. Barnes Transportation’s drivers have won this event the following years:

2002 – Earl Garris

2003 – Jesse Carver

2004 – Tommie Winston

2005 – Roy Kentrolis

2006 – Robert Pipkin

2007 – Donnie Sanders

2008 – Robert Quinn

2010 – Larry Wolfe

2012 – Joe Smith

2014 – Pete Parrish

2016 – Max Thomas

Barnes Transportation Services is also a Member of the North Carolina Trucking Association (NCTA). NCTA honors companies and drivers for their compliance in safety. Barnes Transportation and its drivers have won several awards over the years for safety and great drivers.



All owner-operators leased to Barnes Transportation Services, Inc. are required to have their truck/tractor inspected every 90 days to make sure it meets FMCSA safety requirements.

This is in addition to the annual inspection required by FMCSA. This inspection must be done at the Barnes Transportation Facility. Vehicle’s found to be defective will not be dispatched until violation Part 396 is corrected. Certifications of inspections are to be given to the safety director.




Click on the link below to per register for your TWIC card. This will save you time at the location office you choose. Remember the price is 128.00, Barnes will reimburse or provide the fee for you.