Con-way Freight Driver Named February's "Driver of the Month” by the Indiana Motor Truck Association (IMTA)
Terry Wheeler Recognized for Outstanding
Safety and Performance
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Feb. 14, 2007 — Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that professional truck driver Terry Wheeler was named "Driver of the Month” for February by the Indiana Motor Truck Association (IMTA). The organization selected Wheeler for outstanding safety and performance, among other criteria.
To date, Wheeler has driven for 34 years with zero accidents or injuries. He also has never been cited for a moving violation. Wheeler, who is based out of Con-way Freight's Terre Haute, Ind., service center, was honored at a ceremony held last month at the Marriott Indianapolis hotel.
To qualify for the IMTA's "Driver of the Month” award, drivers must live or work in Indiana and drive for an IMTA-member company. The organization selects drivers using a point system based on years of driving, career miles/hours, participation in events, community service, certification programs, heroic events and, if applicable, preventable accidents and/or citations.
"Terry has had a remarkable truck driving career and is truly representative of the 'best of the best' in our industry,” said David S. McClimon, president, Con-way Freight. "We congratulate him on achieving this distinction and for setting an outstanding example for our employees.”
Wheeler has been a driver sales representative for Con-way Freight for 20 years and has 34 years of total driving experience. Prior to joining Con-way Freight, he was employed by Underwood Trucklines. Wheeler resides in Brazil, Ind., with his wife Vickie, and has two children and four grandchildren. During his time off he enjoys building and flying remote control airplanes and rebuilding classic cars.
The Indiana Motor Truck Association, www.IMTAonline.net, represents the combined interests of trucking companies, their drivers and allied businesses. For more than 70 years, the IMTA has provided important services and resources, ensuring success for a vital component of Indiana's economy, the trucking industry.
About Con-way Freight
Con-way Freight is a transportation and services company that provides day-definite, less-than-truckload freight delivery services for commercial and industrial businesses in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico. All Con-way Freight operating components are ISO certified for 9001 and 14001, C-TPAT/PIP, ACE and CSA certified and FAST highway carriers.
Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of San Mateo, Calif.-based Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $4.2 billion freight transportation, logistics, supply chain management and trailer manufacturing company. Further information about Con-way Freight and additional press releases are available via the Internet at… www.con-way.com/freight.
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