Knight Transportation Announces Opening of Three New Service Centers

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Tuesday, January 31, 2006 9:00 am EST

Dateline:

PHOENIX

Public Company Information:

NYSE:
KNX
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2006--Knight Transportation Inc. (NYSE: KNX) announced the official opening of three new service centers. The locations include a new Knight Transportation service center in Seattle, a Knight Refrigerated service center in Green Bay, Wis., and a Knight Brokerage service center in Kansas City, Kan. There are now 27 service centers in the network. Twenty-one provide dry van services, three provide refrigerated services, and three provide brokerage services. Commenting on the new service centers of 2006, Chairman and CEO Kevin Knight said:

"We are excited about the openings of our three newest service centers. The expansion of our service center network enhances the value proposition to our customers and creates attractive driving jobs for qualified drivers in Seattle and Green Bay. Our expansion is not limited to the physical extension of our nationwide reach; we are also expanding our services offered with the addition of our expanding refrigerated and brokerage services."

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, assumptions, and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Statements that constitute forward-looking statements are usually identified by words such as "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "projects," "expects," "plans," "intends," or similar expressions. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements: the risks inherent in entering a new regional market, including but not limited to unfamiliarity with pricing and operational issues; the risk that customer relationships may be difficult to obtain or that we may have to reduce rates to gain customer relationships in the new region; and the risks and uncertainties identified from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact:

Knight Transportation Inc., Phoenix
David Jackson, 602-269-2000