The New Mexico Trucking Association crowned Parcell James of FedEx Freight as the Overall Grand Champion of its 2017 Truck Driving and Step Van Championships held May 6 in Albuquerque.
NMTA named Rick Voeks of UPS Freight the Rookie of the Year and XPO Logistics was given the Overall Team Champion title.
The first place winners, by category, were:
Straight Truck: Chris Shaw, FedEx Express
3-Axle: Dion A. Saiz, FedEx Freight
4-Axle: Parcell James, FedEx Freight
5-Axle: Daniel Bruch, FedEx Freight
5-Axle Sleeper: Michael McAfee, YRC Freight
Flatbed: Carlos Sandoval, XPO Logistics
Tanker: Joe Bernal, FedEx Freight
Twin Trailers: Steven Russel, ABF Freight
Step Van: Daniel A. Amador, FedEx Ground