Twenty-one companies were represented by 88 truckers June 9-10 at the New York State Truck Driving Championships at Long Beach Park in Liverpool.
Gerald Thompson, an XPO Logistics driver, won the grand champion award with an overall score of 371. The next eligible highest overall score was 316.
The winners, by category, were:
Grand Champion: Gerald Thompson, XPO Logistics
Team Trophy: FedEx Express
Written Exam: Michael Guanciale, FedEx Express
Pre-Trip Award: Randy Swart, FedEx Express
Rookie Winner: Deangelo Rivera, FedEx Freight, Inc.
Ray Dagostino Volunteer Award: Ron Wheatley, Walmart Transportation
Step Van: Jeffrey Evans, FedEx Ground
Straight Truck: David May, XPO Logistics
3-Axle: John Jadrossich, FedEx Freight, Inc.
4-Axle: Randy Merle, FedEx Freight, Inc.
5-Axle: Martin McMahon, RIST Transport, Ltd.
Tank Truck: Raymond Waage, FedEx Freight, Inc.
Twins: Gerald Thompson, XPO Logistics
Flatbed: Randy Swart, FedEx Express
Sleeper: Mark Lockwood, Walmart Transportation