YRC Freight driver honored

Bill Krouse

Bill Krouse, a driver for YRC Freight, was named the 2015 Grand Champion at the annual Minnesota Truck Driving Championships.

This isn’t the first honor Krouse has received this year. This past January, he was named the 2014 Minnesota Driver of the Year for his excellent safety record, including more than 2.2 million miles accident free.

This will be the fifth year Krouse has placed first in his class. He’s placed as high as 12th at nationals, won rookie of the year in 2004 and won the Howie Johnson Award in 2012.

The American Trucking Associations National Truck Driving Championships will be held on Aug. 11-15 in St. Louis.