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Averitt Express: The new “Knights of the Highway” wear red


Years ago, truck drivers were called “Knights of the Highway” because they were always on hand to help a fellow driver in distress.

The first on the scene of a crash, they helped trucking earn a well-deserved reputation for being an upstanding and honorable profession.

Over the years, things have changed in the trucking industry. Many drivers are a little less likely to go out of their way to help other drivers. The way that the public perceives the trucking industry is different now.

A New Breed Of Knights

Averitt Express drivers are becoming the new Knights of the Highway by shaping the reputation of the trucking industry in a whole new way.

They’re doing it by standing out in red uniforms.

They’re doing it by winning multiple awards for their service.

And most importantly, they’re doing it by helping others when disaster strikes.

Join A Team Bringing Respect Back Into Trucking

Averitt Express is looking for drivers and team members who share their passion for bringing honor and pride back into trucking. You’re invited to meet the whole team at a hiring event on February 26 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Smyrna facility at 5222 Northwest Broad St. in Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129.

Here are the positions that will be available at the hiring event:

  • Dedicated Local Driver
  • GI Bill OJT Program
  • Dedicated Yard Switcher

All qualified CDL-A drivers who attend the hiring event and fill out an application will receive a $25 Walmart gift card.

If you can’t make it to the Murfreesboro hiring event, you can click here to connect to the team and learn about career opportunities!

Averitt Express has been hard at work developing a reputation for being one of the trucking industry’s leading carriers for over 47 years. They are headquartered in Cookeville, Tennessee.


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