Eight FedEx Drivers Earn Honors at the Arkansas Truck Driving Championship
ROGERS, Ark. – June 11, 2012 – Eight drivers representing FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) operating companies placed among the top finishers at the 2012 Arkansas State Truck Driving Championship in Rogers on June 8-9.
- Jeff Cochran, a driver for FedEx Freight based in Texarkana, finished first in the Twins class for his second state title. He also earned the Grand Champion title for achieving the highest score among the winners of all classes and also posted the best score in the Pre-Trip Inspection portion of the competition.
- Casey Faulkner, driver for Diamond Hogz Logistics based at the FedEx Ground station in Jonesboro, captured the top spot in the Step Van class.
- Mark Werner (Blytheville) and Leonard Richey (West Memphis), both drivers for FedEx Freight, posted second-place finishes in the Twins and 3-Axle classes, respectively.
- Fort Smith-based FedEx Express drivers Kara Irvin and Chris Parker (Pine Bluff) and Timothy Moore (West Memphis) posted third place finishes in the 4-Axle and 3-Axle classes, respectively.