Richmond, VA, March 29, 2011
14 Drivers Have Amassed More Than 17 Million Accident-Free Miles
UPS Freight, the heavy freight arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today named its 2011-2012 All-Star Road Team, a squad of 14 city and road drivers with a combined 300 years of experience and more than 17 million accident-free miles behind the wheel.
In addition to serving as certified trainers and sharing their expertise with other company drivers, the All-Star Road Team members will serve as company ambassadors for the next two years, speaking on safety issues at schools, statehouses and with community groups.
"These drivers not only are among the finest the industry has to offer but are model citizens in their communities," said Phil Warren, UPS Freight vice president, community relations. "We welcome them to our road team as representatives of UPS Freight and leaders of the more than 8,400 UPS Freight drivers dedicated to the safe delivery of our customers' products."
Named to the team were:
Salvador Cardenas - Los Angeles City Driver
James Chicallo - Scranton, Pa., City Driver
Joseph Crespin - Los Angeles Road Driver
Norman Currence - Palantine, Ill., Road Driver
Shaun Flageolle - Denver City Driver
Sam Lester - Norfolk, Va., City Driver
Kenneth Manning - Gaffney, S.C., City Driver
John McKown - Harrisburg, Pa., Road Driver
John Rollyson - Indianapolis City Driver
Mark Shinski - Des Moines, Iowa, City Driver
Eddie Willis - Hickory, N.C., City Driver
Robin Wofford - Tupelo, Miss., City Driver
Howard Bray - Truckload Driver with Kingsdown operation (N.C.)
Phillip Wolske - Truckload Driver with Ferguson operation (Va.)