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Form 8-K for KNIGHT TRANSPORTATION INC


20-May-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, Fina


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On Thursday, May 16, 2013, Knight Transportation, Inc., an Arizona corporation (the "Company"), held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting and the results of such voting are set forth below.

Proposal The Company's shareholders elected three individuals to the Company's No. 1 : Board of Directors as Class III Directors to serve a term of three years.

                                   For        Withheld    Broker Non-Votes
           Kevin P. Knight      58,054,909   12,902,502      6,010,682
           Randy Knight         53,036,133   17,921,278      6,010,682
           Michael Garnreiter   55,175,753   15,781,658      6,010,682

Proposal The Company's shareholders elected Richard C. Kraemer to the Company's No. 2 : Board of Directors to serve the remainder of his term as a Class I Director.

For Withheld Broker Non-Votes Richard C. Kraemer 55,147,607 15,809,804 6,010,682

Proposal The Company's shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the No. 3 : compensation of the Company's named executive officers.

For Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 69,475,767 1,286,201 195,443 6,010,682

Proposal The Company's shareholders ratified the appointment of Grant Thornton No. 4 : LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2013.

For Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 76,769,784 6,968 191,341 NA




Item 8.01 Other Events.

On Thursday, May 16, 2013, the Company issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable to the Company's shareholders of record as of June 7, 2013, and is expected to be paid on June 28, 2013. A copy of the press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

          (d)      Exhibits.

          EXHIBIT
           NUMBER  EXHIBIT DESCRIPTION

             99    Knight Transportation, Inc. press release dated May 16, 2013,
                   announcing quarterly cash dividend

The information contained in Items 8.01 and 9.01 and the exhibit hereto shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

The information in this report and the exhibit hereto contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, relating to our quarterly dividend. There can be no assurance that future dividends will be declared. The declaration of future dividends is also subject to approval of our Board of Directors each quarter after its review of our financial performance and cash needs. Declaration of future dividends is also subject to various risks and uncertainties, including: our cash flow and cash needs; compliance with applicable law; restriction on the payment of dividends under existing or future financing arrangements; changes in tax laws relating to corporate dividends; the deterioration in our financial condition or results, and those risks, uncertainties, and other factors identified from time-to-time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


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