Two Drivers For ArcBest Carrier ABF Freight Named To America’s Road Team

FORT SMITH, Arkansas, January 12, 2017 — ArcBestSM (Nasdaq: ARCB) today recognizes two ABF Freight® drivers who have been named captains of the 2017-2018 America’s Road Team by the American Trucking Associations — Tim Melody of Ontario, Oregon, and Steve Smalley of Phoenix, Arizona.

The drivers join an elite group of 20 captains chosen to represent the trucking industry and promote highway safety.

A panel of industry officials and trucking news media judged 33 finalists on their knowledge of the trucking industry, dedication to safety, ability to communicate the industry’s messages and overall safe driving record.

“Tim and Steve have achieved stellar safety records and are both consummate professionals, and I congratulate them on this recognition,” said ABF Freight President Tim Thorne. “We are proud they represent ABF Freight and our entire organization.”


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