FedEx Freight was well-represented at the Alabama Truck Driving Championships at the Pelham Civic Center in Birmingham, May 26. The company’s drivers won in six different categories.
FedEx Freight driver Cecil Slater, who works for the terminal near Montgomery, was named the grand champion out of 100 competing truckers.
The winners, by category, were:
Grand Champion: Cecil Salter, FedEx Freight
Step Van: Robert Davis, FedEx Freight
Tanker: Ross Garner, FedEx Freight
Flatbed: Mike Manzella, Walmart Transportation
Twins: William Downs, FedEx Freight
4-Axle: Steve Brannen, Walmart Transportation
3-Axle: Daniel Thompson, FedEx Freight
Straight: David Hawk, FedEx Freight
Sleeper: Rodney Cosper, UPS Freight
Highest Score in the Vehicle Defects portion: William Cousins, FedEx Ground
Highest Scoring Rookie: Brandon Bunt, AAA Cooper Transportation