Con-way Freight announced that it has been honored by two state trucking associations for exemplary safety performance, while two of the company’s driver sales representatives were recognized for individual excellence and career-long safety achievements.
It was the second consecutive year Con-way Freight-Central won the award. It recognized the work of Con-way’s 240-plus drivers in Kansas who demonstrate superior safe driving practices while providing exemplary customer service to Kansas’ commercial and industrial businesses.
The Association also announced that it had named Ernie Arnote, a Con-way Freight-Central driver sales representative based in Kansas City, to the organization’s Road Team for the 2006-2008 term. The Road Team serves as a safety advocacy and education group, using professional truck drivers as ambassadors to deliver the industry’s message of safety and economic contribution to a wide variety of constituents, including civic and service organizations, high schools, business associations, the general public and news media.
Arnote has been a professional truck driver for 14 years, 12 of those with Con-way. He has driven 1.5 million miles accident-free and has received numerous awards and honors for safety. Domiciled at the company’s Kansas City service center, he works as a line-haul driver making nightly runs between Kansas City and other Con-way centers in the Midwest. He will spend several days a month representing the Association and promoting highway safety and defensive driving at educational events throughout the state.