November 1, 2002 Jacksonville, Florida (LSTR: NASDAQ) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation capacity provider, has recognized two Two Million and 62 One Million Mile Safe Drivers. The 64 business capacity owners were honored for their professionalism and outstanding safety records at a recent awards banquet in Jacksonville, Florida. The ceremony is part of Landstar's Annual Appreciation Days, when the company hosts a three-day open house, safety and technology seminars, a Truck Beauty Contest and a Safe Truck Driving Championship.
To become a Landstar Million Mile Safe Driver, a professional truck operator must drive a minimum of one million consecutive accident-free and claim-free miles.
"Together this group of Landstar Million Mile Safe Drivers set the industry standard. Landstar is proud to recognize each individual's accomplishments and contributions to making the roads safer for us all," said Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens.
The addition of this year's class brings the total number of Landstar business capacity owners who have earned the title of One, Two or Three Million Mile Safe Driver to 479.
This year's Two Million Mile Safe Drivers are:
George F. Gilmour Jr., Lawrenceville, PA, and Jennings "Frank" Neal, Cookeville, TN.
This year's One Million Mile Safe Drivers are:
Ralph Adams, Paragould, AR; Lenwood "Lenny" Beachy, Hendersonville, TN; Charles Becker, Waycross, GA; Roger Bell, Foxworth, MS; Terry Bordner, Bellevue, MI; Gary Boyer, Toledo, OH; Roger D. Bradshaw, Ellsinore, MO; Wiley W. Brown, Franklinville, NC; Larry Burnett, Crossville, IL; Paul Burnett, Convoy, OH; Ralph Burnside, Hastings, NE; Fred Campbell, Eaton, OH; Harold Carpenter, Diamond, OH; Mertie Couch, London, KY; Robert Degler, Auburn, PA; Jeffrey Dominicis, Shillington, PA; Earl H. Eaton, Scotia, NY; Lawrence Farnsworth, Bridgeport, NY; Richard Flack, Rio, IL; Ronald Fulton, Scenery Hill, PA; Jack Grayson, Buras, LA; Ralph Griffin, Tomball, TX; Robert Harper, Abbeyville, LA; Arthur W. Hillert, Jr., Cibolo, TX; Terry Hogue, Adamsville, AL; Robert Kent, Collierville, TN; Loyal "Dean" Koehl, Tunnel Hill, GA; James D. Lacey, Pleasant Grove, AL; David W. Land, Bismark, MO; Norm LaPointe, Sandy, OR; Fred Lapp, Flemington, NJ; Richard Lawson, Covington, OK; Brian Legg, Navarre, OH; Jerry Loverink, St. Paul, MN; Rudy Lunsford, Camden, OH; Michael E. Manes, Albion, NY; Barry McLarty, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Jim Meagher, Fremont, IN; Clarence Metzger, Lancaster, PA; Donald Mullet, Mansfield, OH; James Myers, Canonsburg, PA; Jeffrey Oerman, Monette, AR; Gregory Ousley, Hueysville, KY; Richard Pederson, Valders, WI; Lee Pennington, Flagler Beach, FL; Gary Proctor, Corning, CA; Kenneth Rasmussen, Clitherall, MN; Jewel Redic, New Castle, DE; George B. Reeves, Fayettevillle, NC; John J. Ross, Greenville, VA; Fred Shell, S. Whitley, IN; Charles Shelton, Slaughters, KY; Charles Shepherd, Ellsinore, MO; Gary Siefken, Fulton, IL; Jeffrey Smith, Linden, MI; Edward Thornber, Texarkana, TX; Aaron Tillman, San Antonio, FL; Moses Torain, Chesapeake, VA; Steven Wadsworth, Oak Harbor, OH; Kenneth Walsh, S. Attleboro, MA; Lynn Wixom, Grand Junction, MI; Wesley Younes, Cleveland, TN.
Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The Landstar carrier group, comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc. and Landstar Ranger, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. The Landstar multimodal group, comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., delivers excellence in expedited, contract logistics and intermodal transportation services. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.