Howard Williams hits career milestone, shares tips for staying safe on the road
JOPLIN, Mo. – March 04, 2013 – Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), recently announced that driver Howard Williams has reached the career and safety milestone of driving three million consecutive, accident-free miles.
“Safety is our number one priority at Con-way and I want to personally congratulate and thank Howard for his commitment to safe driving,” said Saul Gonzalez, president of Con-way Truckload. “Three million miles without an incident is a significant achievement and we are proud to have drivers who continually strive for excellence.”
Williams started his driving career in 1971 and joined Con-way Truckload in 1986 as an over-the-road driver covering all 48 contiguous United States and Canada. He resides in Bronaugh, Mo., with his wife and their three children. When he’s not driving, Williams enjoys playing golf and spending time with his grandchildren.
“If I can offer any tips to the younger drivers out there, it would be to keep your mind and your eyes on the drive,” said Williams. “It’s also important to take care when planning your route and doing the pre-trip inspection. Keep focused and when you’re not driving, go out and do something fun.”
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About Con-way Truckload
Joplin, Mo.-based Con-way Truckload is an operating company of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) and a leading provider of expedited, time-definite full-truckload transportation services across North America. Formerly Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI), Con-way Truckload today employs over 3,000 drivers with a fleet of more than 2,700 tractors and 8,000 trailers operating throughout the United States as well as internationally in Mexico and Canada. The company provides full-truckload transportation serving the transcontinental shipping needs of commercial and industrial businesses as well as sister company Con-way Freight. For more about Con-way Truckload, visit us on the Web at www.con-way.com/truckload or call (800) 641-4747.
Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) is a $5.6 billion diversified freight transportation and global logistics company.