FedEx Express driver Jottyn Santos took home three big wins from the Florida Truck Driving Championship, including the title of grand champion. Santos also won first place in the 4-Axle class and tied for first place in the written test category.
Kevin Robinson, a driver for Publix Super Markets, was named Rookie of the Year.
The annual competition was held June 7-9 in Daytona Beach. It was organized by the Florida Trucking Association.
The winners were:
Grand Champion: Jottyn Santos, FedEx Express
Rookie of the Year: Kevin Robinson, Publix Super Markets
Team Trophy (Large): Publix Super Markets
Team Trophy (Small): Florida Rock & Tank Lines
Written Test (Tie): Paul Cleary, FedEx Freight; Eddie Pennington, FedEx Freight; Jottyn Santos, FedEx Express
Pre-Trip: Peter Orgass, YRC Freight
Pre-Trip Step Van: Michael McSheehy, FedEx Ground
Pre-Trip Auto Transport: Michael Maylon, Hansen & Adkins Auto Transport
Sleeper: Eddie Pennington, FedEx Freight
3-Axle: Rusty Pederson, FedEx Freight
4-Axle: Jottyn Santos, FedEx Express
5-Axle: Howard Blount, Old Dominion Freight Line
Straight Truck: Gary Seefried, FedEx Freight
Twins: Henry Mahler, YRC Freight
Step Van: Daniel Stapleton, FedEx Ground
Auto Transport: Michael Maylon, Hansen & Adkins Auto Transport
Tanker: Brian Stephens, Grammer Industries
Flatbed: Kevin Robinson, Publix Super Markets