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ATA’s Share the Road Highway Safety Program Offers Driving Tips to Young Drivers

International Semi-Truck

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, American Trucking Associations and ATA’s Share the Road highway safety program are in Sioux City, Iowa to demonstrate safe-driving skills to area drivers. “All of us have the responsibility of being safe when we’re out on the road, so we’re here this week to give students […]

Full-truckload carrier wins partnership award for eighth consecutive year

Con-way Truckload, a full-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it has won the Partnership Award from United Sugars Corporation for 2015. It’s the eighth consecutive year the company has earned this distinction from North America’s leading marketer of industrial sugar. “It is a privilege to partner with a company that […]

Company Employees Participate in Target Shopping Spree Benefitting Local Children, Senior Citizens, Nonprofit Organizations

Nearly 200 Con-way Truckload employees, family members and friends participated in a shopping spree last night at the Joplin Target to purchase holiday gifts for local children and senior citizens in need. A Con-way Truckload tractor-trailer was present at the event to make the special delivery to the Salvation Army. Additionally, the company presented $1,500 […]

Professional Drivers Urge Motorists Not to Drive Like Turkeys

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Trucking Associations is asking the estimated 46.3 million motorists that are expected to take to the highways this Thanksgiving to drive safely and follow several simple tips in order to keep this a safe and joyous holiday season.

2014 National Truck Driving Championships Finalists Announced

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The finalists for the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships were announced early this morning after a three day competition that tested driver’s knowledge of safety, equipment, the industry and driving skills. Considered the “Super Bowl of Safety,” the competition is in the midst of a drive-off.

Major Carrier Adds 550 New Tractors, Mostly Automatics

JOPLIN, Mo., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced its purchase of 550 new tractors, 540 of which will be equipped with automatic transmissions and all with driver-preferred 6×4 axles, in a replacement cycle that will maintain the company’s 2,700-tractor fleet as one […]