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Printer-Friendly Winner Profile - Don Nehring


FedEx Ground
Mississippi - 1st place 5-Axle Sleeper


Don, of L & J Services, Inc. of Abbeville, Inc. domiciled at the FedEx Ground hub in Olive Branch, earned his fourth state title – this year in the 5-Axle Sleeper class. He has logged more than 4 million miles during his 39-year driving career. An outstanding ambassador for transportation safety, his proven track record earned him the honor of being named the 2003 Tennessee Driver of the Year and the 2010 Mississippi Driver of the Year. Don, a past president of the Trucker Buddy International Program and is a former America's Road Team Captain, urges drivers to not text and drive. He is the father of three children (Stacey, Jeff and Barry) and lives in Southaven, Miss.