dated JULY 10, 2002,
OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE, INC.
FIRST UNION COMMERCIAL CORPORATION
Dated as of June 30, 2003
THIS FIRST AMENDMENT, dated June 30, 2003 (this Amendment), is made in respect of the Loan Agreement, dated as of July 10, 2002, among OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE, INC., and FIRST UNION COMMERCIAL CORPORATION (the Loan Agreement). Capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings given to such terms in the Loan Agreement. Unless otherwise specified, section references herein refer to sections set forth in the Loan Agreement, as amended by this Amendment.
STATEMENT OF AGREEMENT
NOW, THEREFORE, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the Borrower and the Lender, for themselves and their successors and assigns, agree as follows:
AMENDMENT TO NOTES
Each Note is hereby amended by replacing Section 15 thereof with a new Section 15, which shall read in full as follows:
15. INCORPORATION OF LOAN COVENANTS. Borrower has entered into that certain credit agreement (the Credit Agreement) dated as of the 30th day of June, 2003, with Wachovia Bank, National Association, as Agent. Each covenant (and its corresponding definitions) in Article VII of the Credit Agreement (collectively, the Covenants) is hereby incorporated into this Note by reference and shall be binding and enforceable against Borrower. In the event of the amendment, modification, or termination of the Credit Agreement or the Covenants set forth therein for any reason whatsoever, such Covenants as contained in the Credit Agreement as of the date hereof shall continue to be Covenants of the Borrower under this Note and shall continue to be binding on and enforceable against Borrower notwithstanding the earlier termination, modification or amendment.
The Lender hereby waives any default under the Loan Agreement and Note caused solely by the execution and delivery (but not the performance) of the Credit Agreement; provided that each of the Lender and the Borrower will work in good faith to cure such default by July 31, 2003.
This Amendment shall become effective as of June 30, 2003 (the First Amendment Effective Date) when the Lender shall have received counterparts of this Amendment, duly executed by the Borrower and the Lender. On the First Amendment Effective Date, the Loan Agreement will be automatically amended as set forth herein. On and after the First Amendment Effective Date, the rights and obligations of the parties hereto shall be governed by the Loan Agreement as amended by this Amendment; provided, that the rights and obligations of the parties hereto with respect to the period prior to the First Amendment Effective Date shall continue to be governed by the terms of the Loan Agreement.
MODIFICATION OF LOAN DOCUMENTS
Any individual or collective reference to the Loan Agreement in any of the other Loan Documents (including without limitation the Notes) shall be deemed a reference on and after the First Amendment Effective Date to the Loan Agreement, as amended by this Amendment, and as the Loan Agreement may be further amended, restated, supplemented or modified from time to time and any substitute or replacement therefor or renewals thereof.
5.1 Full Force and Effect. As expressly amended hereby, the Loan Agreement shall continue in full force and effect in accordance with the provisions thereof, and no change or modification in any of the terms thereof except as specifically set forth herein has been effected. As used in the Loan Agreement, hereinafter, hereto, hereof, and words of similar import shall, unless the context otherwise requires, mean the Loan Agreement as amended by this Amendment.
5.2 Applicable Law. This Amendment shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina (without regard to the conflicts of law provisions thereof).
5.3 Counterparts. This Amendment may be executed in two or more counterparts, each of which shall constitute an original, but all of which when taken together shall constitute but one instrument.
5.4 Expenses and Indemnity. The Borrower agrees to pay all out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Lenders in connection with the preparation, execution and delivery of this Amendment and in connection with any action now or hereafter taken with respect to Article II of this Amendment, in each case, including without limitation all reasonable attorneys fees.
5.5 Further Assurance. The Borrower shall execute and deliver to the Lenders such documents, certificates and opinions as the Lender may reasonably request to effect the Amendment contemplated by this Amendment.
5.6 Headings. The headings of this Amendment are for the purposes of reference only and shall not affect the construction of this Amendment.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Borrower and the Lender have executed this Amendment as of the date hereof.
OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE, INC., as
/s/ J. Wes Frye
Name: J. Wes Frye
Title: SVP-Finance/CFO & Asst Secretary
FIRST UNION COMMERCIAL
CORPORATION, as Lender
/s/ Robert N. Crumrine Jr.
Name:Robert N. Crumrine Jr.
Title: Director/Vice President