See who won New Mexico trucking championships

Parcell James accepting his award. (Image Courtesy of the New Mexico Trucking Association)Parcell James accepting his award. (Image Courtesy of the New Mexico Trucking Association)

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