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June 5, 2017

Why the U.S. Needs Air Traffic Control Reform

Earlier today I joined industry leaders and policymakers at the White House to celebrate the announcement of the new Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative. During this event, leaders emphasized that we must deploy new technology, modernize procedures, add capacity, and increase productivity in order to meet future anticipated demand, maintain our global leadership in safety,

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May 30, 2017

On the Road with FedEx: Alaska

What’s it like to see the beauty of Alaska every day? Hit the road with FedEx and we’ll show you, in the first of our ‘On the Road’ series. Take a look behind the scenes as Ron Bernier (a National Truck Driving State Champion driver) takes us on the road and shows us how to

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April 27, 2017

Driver Relives Dramatic Underwater Rescue

As he approached a stop sign on his route, James Carter nudged the turn signal in his truck to indicate a right turn. Buckets of rain pelted his windshield on what was a stormy Friday outside of Tulsa, Okla.  James looked left for traffic. At that exact moment, he saw a car hydroplane and flip

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September 15, 2016

Champion Mechanic Shares Advice Every Driver Should Know

Award-winning mechanic Eric Vos takes you under the hood to show off the skills needed to win a FedEx “Top Wrench” award and become a SuperTech National Champion—one of the most prestigious titles a mechanic can achieve. Plus, he offers a sneak peek at his pet project, restoring a 1950s classic Chevy Apache truck. One

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June 15, 2016

Meet the Safest Driver in FedEx History

FedEx Express courier John Cahill recently became the first driver in FedEx history to achieve 40 years of driving without a preventable accident. He also celebrated his 42nd anniversary with FedEx this year. John has spent his entire professional driving career at three FedEx Express stations in the New England area. It’s not known exactly

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December 11, 2015

Seven Tips for Keeping Packages Safe This Holiday Season

FedEx wants to help make sure you have a hassle-free holiday season this year. We have more than 325,000 team members around the world dedicated to helping the holidays arrive. While we do our utmost to ensure the safe and secure delivery of every package, there are steps our customers can take for added peace

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October 16, 2015

FedEx Leads the Way on International Walk to School Day

Every day on the world’s roads more than 500 children are killed and thousands more are injured. With over 90,000 trucks on these roads, safety is of the utmost importance to FedEx. Over the last 16 years, more than 16,000 FedEx volunteers have teamed up with Safe Kids Worldwide in ten countries to share road

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August 13, 2015

FedEx Has a Deck Full of Aces – Safe Driving Tips:

Over 150 FedEx drivers are participating in the 2015 National Truck Driving Championships, a competition of professional truck drivers hosted each year by American Trucking Associations. In the competition, each driver has a chance to demonstrate his or her driving and inspection skills, knowledge and professionalism through a series of tests. The drivers undergo a

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