Con-way Truckload recognizes February Drivers of the Month

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Con-way Truckload, a full-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has announced its monthly driver award recipients for February 2008:

  • Company Driver of the Month: Paul Hampton, who lives in Cleveland, began driving professionally four years ago and joined Con-way Truckload in 2005.
  • Company Team of the Month: Doug Morgan and Cathy Dufrene began driving together in 1996 and joined the company in 2005. They reside in Charlotte, N.C.
  • Contractor Driver of the Month: Leroy Ames began his professional driving career in 1967. He joined Con-way Truckload in 1997 and since then has driven more than one million miles. He lives in Laredo, Texas.
  • Contractor Team of the Month: Fred and Shirley Rehkow began driving professionally for Con-way Truckload in 1985. Together, they have driven nearly three million miles. The Rehkows reside in Nevada, Mo.
  • “Our February drivers of the month represent the best in the industry,” says Herb Schmidt, president of Con-way Truckload. “We commend them for their unwavering commitment to safety and service.”

    As February 2008 winners, each driver and team is nominated automatically for the 2008 yearend Driver of the Year award in their respective categories. Drivers of the Year receive a cash prize and commemorative plaque, wristwatch and custom jacket, and are inducted into the Con-way Truckload Hall of Fame at the company’s headquarters in Joplin, Mo. All full-time over-the-road drivers who have been certified as a driver at Con-way Truckload for one year are eligible. However, they must be free of moving violations, accidents and out-of-service violations through state/federal inspections during the previous 12 months.