Rite Aid driver wins annual truck-driving competition


CAMP HILL, Pa. — A delivery truck driver for Rite Aid has won the retail pharmacy chain's annual driving competition, the company said.

Rite Aid announced Monday that Paul Matyseck of Lancaster, Calif., a Rite Aid driver for nine years, won the Rite Aid Driver Skills Challenge in Perryman, Md. Matyseck competed against 11 other Rite Aid drivers in the competition, which began in 2004.

The competition aims to recognize drivers who show a commitment to road safety and driving excellence, the company said. A driver representing each of the chain's 12 distribution centers competes in a series of American Trucking Association-format challenges designed to test their driving skills and knowledge. The competition includes a written examination, vehicle inspection and field test course.

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