A tanker driver for XPO Logistics gained the grand championship at this 12 months’s Arizona Trucking Affiliation Truck Driving Championship, which was held April 1 at Tempe Diablo Stadium.
Along with taking residence the competitors’s high honor, Ina Daly gained the tanker class.
Further excessive honors included:
- Finest Abilities/Driving Course Rating: Luis Tellezduarte, FedEx Freight
- Finest Pre-Journey Inspection: Robert Cound, Walmart Provide Chain
- David Messmer Rookie of the 12 months Award: Marc Anthony Ahumada, Shamrock Meals Co
The outcomes of the day’s varied classes included:
Step Van/Package deal automobile: 1: Robert Carchedi – FedEx Categorical 2: Luis Antonio Mireles M – FedEx Floor 3: Humberto Gonzalez – United Parcel Companies (UPS)
Straight Truck:1: David Coffel – FedEx Categorical 2: David A Zdanek – FedEx Freight 3: Gregory N. Ziegler – XPO Logistics Freight
3 Axle: 1: Christopher Finn – XPO Logistics Freight 2: Chase Peterson – Shamrock Meals Co 3: Sergio Rivas – Shamrock Meals Co
4 Axle:1: Marc Anthony Ahumada – Shamrock Meals Co 2: Reynaldo Murrieta – FedEx Freight 3: Luis Tellezduarte – FedEx Freight
5 Axle Tractor-Trailer: 1: Terry L. Bartels – United Parcel Service (UPS) 2: Wesley Bauer – Walmart Provide Chain 3: Sergio Cruz – Shamrock Meals Co
Flatbed: 1: Eric Ramsdell – Walmart Provide Chain 2: Steven E. Gardner II – Shamrock Meals Co 3: John C. Housley – Freeport Transportation
Tanker: 1: Ina Daly – XPO Logistics Freight 2: Robert Cound – Walmart Provide Chain 3: Valente Diaz – Shamrock Meals Co
5 Axle Sleeper: 1: Greg Ryan – Walmart Provide Chain 2: Mario Urias – FedEx Floor 3: Luis A. Blancas – Swift Transportation
Tractor-Trailer Twins: 1: Mike Alpine ABF Freight System 2: Mohammed Khan – FedEx Freight 3: Ramon Estavillo – Shamrock Meals Co
Over 160 drivers participated on this 12 months‘s occasion, a lot of whom have hundreds of thousands of miles of accident-free driving.
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Contributors have been examined in three totally different areas:
- A written examination that exams drivers’ data of the trade, first assist, well being, wellness, harm prevention, fireplace security, basic security, and safety;
- A pre-trip inspection, which exams rivals on their data of the gear; and
- A expertise/driving take a look at, which consists of six aims that take a look at their means to maneuver the automobile in simulations of on a regular basis driving situations.
The highest finishers will symbolize Arizona on the Nationwide Truck Driving Championship in Columbus, Ohio Aug. 16-19.
Sponsors of the competitors included:
- Industrial Metals Firm
- FedEx Company
- Nice West Casualty Co., Inc.
- Knight Transportation, Inc.
- One Distribution LLC
- PrePass Security Alliance
- Shamrock Meals Co.
- Transtar Insurance coverage Brokers, Inc.
- Walmart Provide Chain
- WSP, Inc.