SOURCE: Swift Transportation

February 25, 2008 17:35 ET

Swift Transportation Is Not the Target of Drivers License Investigation

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - February 25, 2008) - Swift Transportation Co., Inc. ("Swift" or the "Company") has been informed by law enforcement officials that the company is NOT the target of an investigation by Federal and State law enforcement agencies. These agencies were on site at the Swift Transportation commercial truck-driving school near Memphis, TN today and executed search warrants as part of an on-going investigation that involves the issuing of Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDL) at the company's facility in Memphis, TN. Swift indicated that these investigations will cause no disruptions to their business.

Dave Berry, spokesman for Swift Transportation said, "The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and other agencies, are conducting an investigation concerning the issuance of commercial drivers licenses at our Tennessee facilities. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office in charge of the investigation in Tennessee and the FBI, Swift is not a target of the investigation. We do not expect this investigation to cause any disruption of our business and we intend to fully cooperate with the FBI and any investigating agency."

Swift Transportation Co., Inc., a truckload carrier headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Swift Corporation. Swift's trucking subsidiary operates the largest fleet of truckload carrier equipment in the United States consisting of 19,200 tractors, 49,000 trailers and 5,800 intermodal containers. Operating from 31 major terminals in 26 states and Mexico, Swift Transportation provides strong, regional operations, an expanding intermodal division, and various specialty and dedicated services to its customers while focusing on safety and service through its 25,000 employees and independent contractors.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Dave Berry
    Office: 623 907-7402