YRC Worldwide Sends 31 Professional Drivers to the 2013 National Truck Driving Championships PR Newswire OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 13, 2013 OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Worldwide Inc.(NASDAQ: YRCW) announced today that 31 of its professional drivers will compete at the 2013 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC). The competition will be heldAugust 20— 24 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT. "We would like to extend our congratulations to our remarkable team of drivers competing at the National Truck Driving Championships," said James Welch, CEO of YRC Worldwide. "We have made significant improvements in safety and it remains a top priority for us. The continued commitment of our drivers to keeping our highways safe and providing the highest level of service to our customers is what makes us an organization Powered by Professionals, and we thank them for this achievement." Now in its 76^th year, the NTDC and affiliated state truck driving championships are considered one of the industry's largest and most effective safety programs. Known to many as the "Super Bowl of Safety," these annual competitions inspire tens of thousands of drivers to operate accident-free for the right to compete. To qualify for the national championships, drivers must place first in their respective class at state competition. Both the state and national competitions include challenging driving skills and maneuvering tests, a pre-trip inspection, and a written examination covering vehicle operation and federal safety regulations. To participate, drivers must be accident-free, regardless of fault, for one year and through the national championships. For more information about YRC Freight and its participation in the NTDC, please visit http://www.yrc.com/about/ntdc/. The 2013 YRC Worldwide National Truck Driving Championships Team YRC Freight Drivers State Class Scott Archer Illinois Straight truck Brian Briske Montana 5-axle Don Conklin Indiana Tanker Kevin Dean Georgia 3-axle John Estep Illinois Tanker Duane Foreman Minnesota Tanker Robbie Granstrom Oklahoma 5-axle sleeper George Hale Mississippi Straight truck Dave Hall Arkansas 4-axle Mark Hewitt Ohio 4-axle Jude Hurst Kentucky Twins Willie Johnson Mississippi 3-axle Jerry Jordan California 5-axle Henry Mahler Florida Flatbed Duane Maroney Minnesota Twins Tim McNamee Minnesota 5-axle Wilson Meier New York 5-axle Larry Menter Maine Twins David Messmer Arizona 4-axle Neil Nogues New Hampshire Straight truck Jack Rojas New Mexico 3-axle Tim Smith Utah Flatbed Paul Unser Idaho Flatbed Robert Williams Colorado 4-axle Holland Drivers State Class Russell Simpson Ohio 5-axle Bruce Renton Michigan Straight truck Jim Looks Michigan Tanker Marty Blandford Indiana 5-axle Reddaway Drivers State Class Scott Colwell Idaho Sleeper Jeff Payne Utah Twin trailers John Van Buren Oregon Straight truck About YRC Worldwide YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is the holding company for a portfolio of successful companies including YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, Holland, Reddaway, and New Penn, and provides China-based services through its JHJ joint venture. YRC Worldwide has one of the largest, most comprehensive less-than-truckload (LTL) networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through its team of experienced service professionals, YRC Worldwide offers industry-leading expertise in heavyweight shipments and flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. Please visit www.yrcw.com for more information. Follow YRC Worldwide on Twitter: http://twitter.com/yrcworldwide Investor Contact: Stephanie Fisher 913-696-6108 firstname.lastname@example.org Media Contact: Suzanne Dawson LAK Public Relations, Inc. 212-329-1420 email@example.com SOURCE YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Sends 31 Professional Drivers to the 2013 National Truck Driving Championships
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