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Arkansas Best Corporation (ABFS)

2/28/2006 Proxy Information

Pursuant to the terms of a Stockholders’ Agreement, the Company has agreed that it will offer Robert A. Young III the right to include shares of the Company’s Common Stock he owns in certain registration statements filed by the Company (the “Piggy-back Rights”).

The Company will indemnify Mr. Young for securities law liabilities in connection with any such offering, other than liabilities resulting from information furnished in writing by Mr. Young. The Company is obligated to pay all expenses incurred in connection with the registration of shares of Company Common Stock in connection with the Piggy-back Rights, excluding underwriters’ discounts and commissions.

Mr. Young has been Chairman of Arkansas Best Corporation since July 2004 and was Chief Executive Officer from August 1988 through January 2006. He was President from 1973 until January 2005 and Chief Operating Officer from 1973 to 1988.

3/2/2005 Proxy Information

Pursuant to the terms of a Stockholders’ Agreement, the Company has agreed that it will offer Robert A. Young III the right to include shares of the Company’s Common Stock he owns in certain registration statements filed by the Company (the “Piggy-back Rights”).

The Company will indemnify Mr. Young for securities law liabilities in connection with any such offering, other than liabilities resulting from information furnished in writing by Mr. Young. The Company is obligated to pay all expenses incurred in connection with the registration of shares of Company Common Stock in connection with the Piggy-back Rights, excluding underwriters’ discounts and commissions.

3/5/2004 Proxy Information

STOCKHOLDERS' AGREEMENT.Pursuant to the terms of a Stockholders' Agreement, the Company has agreed that it will offer Robert A. Young III the right to include shares of the Company's Common Stock he owns in certain registration statements filed by the Company (the "Piggy-back Rights").

The Company will indemnify Mr. Young for securities law liabilities in connection with any such offering, other than liabilities resulting from information furnished in writing by Mr. Young. The Company is obligated to pay all expenses incurred in connection with the registration of shares of Company Common Stock in connection with the Piggy-back Rights, excluding underwriters' discounts and commissions.