DES PLAINES, Ill. (CBS) — Three local truckers who’ve been at it a while recently celebrated big milestones any motorist would love to celebrate.

WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports Con-way Freight truck drivers Tom Syme and Joe Lombardi have surpassed 2 million miles driven without an accident.

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“I like my job. I like what I do. I like the people I work with,” Lombardi said.

Both have been driving 25 years without a crash, driving five days a week with a trailer or two in tow along Chicago’s busy trucking routes.

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“The hardest thing is just watching out for the people, because you never know what they’re going to do,” Lombardi said.

Fellow trucker Bob Craig reached the 1 million-mile accident-free club after 27 years with Con-way.

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Besides gifts and a party, the three were given their own parking spots for their cars at the company’s Des Plaines service center.