YRC Freight Professional Drivers Byron Bramwell and Donald Conklin Named to
America's Road Team
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 9, 2013
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Freight, a subsidiary of
YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), today announced that professional drivers
Byron Bramwell and Donald Conklin have been selected to serve as America's
Road Team Captains by the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
Bramwell and Conklin join an elite group of 18 Captains – million-mile,
accident-free professional truck drivers – who are chosen to represent the
industry and promote highway safety to motorists. For the next two years, they
will travel the country speaking on behalf of the trucking industry to the
community, news media and public officials.
"Byron and Don are true champions of safety and are among the best drivers in
the business. We are honored that they are representing YRC Freight as
Captains on America's Road Team," said Jeff Rogers, president of YRC Freight.
"Their commitment to quality, unparalleled customer service and unmatched
enthusiasm for the trucking profession make them remarkable ambassadors to the
industry. We salute Byron and Don and thank them for their continued
dedication to keeping our highways safe."
Byron Bramwell, based in Kansas City, Missouri, has been a professional truck
driver for nearly 35 years and has been with YRC his entire career. He has
participated in 23 consecutive state driving championships and was named
Missouri Grand Champion in 2010. Bramwell actively trains and mentors young
drivers and was a member of the Kansas Road Team.
Donald Conklin, based in South Bend, Indiana, is a three-time Indiana Truck
Driving Championship winner. With YRC Freight for 18 years, he has driven more
than 2 million accident-free miles over the course of his 25-year career as a
professional truck driver. Conklin is an active member of the company's safety
committee and uses his experience to help others improve their safety skills.
The ATA created America's Road Team in 1986. It continues with the support of
Volvo Trucks North America. The team represents America's 3.4 million
professional drivers and serves as an example of the professional dedication
and teamwork needed to deliver America's freight safely and on time.
About YRC Freight
YRC Freight, a leading transporter of industrial, commercial and retail goods,
specializes in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping solutions for businesses.
Based inOverland Park, Kan., YRC Freight provides comprehensive North
American coverage and offers a broad portfolio of LTL services to bring
flexibility and reliability to customers' supply chains. For more information,
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Media Contact: Suzanne Dawson
Linden Alschuler & Kaplan
SOURCE YRC Worldwide; YRC Freight
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