OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 12, 2010 - Reddaway, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW) was honored for its outstanding safety record at the California Trucking Association (CTA) Fleet Safety Awards Banquet held April 7 in Sacramento. The company took third place in the "LTL/General Commodities - Local/Short Haul over 4 Million Miles" Fleet Safety category.
To determine top honorees, CTA safety professionals evaluated trucking companies on specific safety performance criteria including accident frequency; personnel and hiring systems; documented safety policies and procedures; driver-safety training; internal accident handling procedures; and participation in CTA safety activities.
"We have an unwavering commitment to safety at Reddaway and all YRC Worldwide operating companies," said T.J. O'Connor, president - Reddaway. "Ensuring that we're working and driving safely serves as the foundation by which we deliver confidence to one another and our customers each and every day. We are honored to be a member of the California Trucking Association and to be recognized in this capacity."
In 2010, the California Trucking Association entered its 75th year of serving the businesses that operate trucks in California and the companies that provide products and services to those companies. Membership ranges from the self-employed owner-operator to large international motor carriers and truck manufacturers, and everything in between. The CTA's five Policy Committees address legislative and regulatory activities including Truck Safety, Highway Policy and the Environment.
Reddaway, a YRC Worldwide subsidiary based in Clackamas, Ore., provides standard and expedited regional transportation services throughout the Western United States and British Columbia. Reddaway is a leader in next-day delivery, on-time performance and quality handling within its region. Please visit reddawayregional.com for more information.
About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., is one of the largest transportation service providers in the world and the holding company for a portfolio of successful brands including YRC, YRC Reimer, YRC Glen Moore, YRC Logistics, New Penn, Holland and Reddaway. YRC Worldwide has the largest, most comprehensive network in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through its team of experienced service professionals, YRC Worldwide offers industry-leading expertise in heavyweight shipments and flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. Please visit www.yrcw.com for more information.
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