Covenant Transport Receives State Safety Award

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September 21, 2010

Covenant Transport has received a Fleet Safety Award for being one of the top three carriers for highway safety in the state of Tennessee for 2009 in the *Truckload Over 7 Million Miles” category according to the Tennessee Trucking Association. The award was presented to Covenant by the TTA at its Annual Convention in Destin, FL. September 14.

“Receiving this award in our home state of operations is a testament of the commitment to Safety on the highways from our employees”, says Michael Smith, Safety Director.

Pictured above, Michael Smith Safety Director on the left and Doug Cook VP of Safety on the right.

Joey Hogan, president of Covenant stated, "Our leadership, training and goal setting are all focused on sustaining a high level of performance in keeping our fleet, cargo and the motoring public safe on every highway in every state."

Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. is the holding company for several transportation providers that offer premium transportation services for customers throughout the United States. The consolidated group includes operations from Covenant Transport and Covenant Transport Solutions of Chattanooga, Tennessee; Southern Refrigerated Transport of Texarkana, Arkansas; and Star Transportation of Nashville, Tennessee. The group operates one of the ten largest fleets in North America as measured by revenue. The Company's Class A common stock is traded on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol, "CVTI".

For further information, please contact:
Michael W. Smith

Director of Safety

Covenant Transport

Phone: 800-721-5202 x3501

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