YRC Worldwide Sends 31 Professional Drivers to the 2013 National Truck Driving Championships

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.

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                  investor@yrcw.com

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