ABF Freight Road Driver Loren Hatfield Named 2015 Arkansas Driver of the Year

  • Hatfield’s distinguished career includes driving over 2 million miles accident free
  • The Arkansas Trucking Association recognized Hatfield during a Little Rock banquet

FORT SMITH, Arkansas, May 27, 2016 — ABF Freight®, an ArcBestsm company (Nasdaq: ARCB), is proud to recognize Loren Hatfield, a road driver based in Little Rock, Arkansas, for being chosen 2015 Driver of the Year by the Arkansas Trucking Association.

“We’ve grown accustomed to hearing Loren’s name mentioned as being among the top professional truck drivers in the industry,” said ABF Freight President Tim Thorne. “He is a consummate professional, and we are extremely pleased to have him driving for ABF Freight.”

Hatfield has been a professional driver for 25 years, the last 17 with ABF Freight. A six-time competitor in the National Truck Driving Championships, he earned second place in the straight truck class in 2015. He has earned recognition as an America’s Road Team Captain, Arkansas Road Team Captain and member of the ABF Freight Road Team. He has been an Arkansas Truck Driving Grand Champion. At the Arkansas competitions, he has also earned highest written score, best pre-trip and the sportsmanship award. He’s earned these and other honors while driving over 2 million accident-free miles.

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