AAA Cooper Transportation driver Mark Knight, center, was named grand champion at the Alabama TDC. He is one of many drivers preparing to compete in the national competition. Knight was presented the award by Alabama Trucking Association Chairman of the Board Terry Kilpatrick of Billy Barnes Enterprises, left, and Alabama Trucking Association Council Chairman Tony Smith of AAA Cooper Transportation, right. (Image Courtesy of Alabama Trucking Association/Facebook)
The nation’s top truckers have been competing in recent months to see who among them is the best of the best. Now the winners from each of the state competitions are preparing to compete in the national championship.
Winners in nine main categories go on to represent their states at the American Trucking Associations’ National Step Van & Truck Driving Championship, Aug. 15-18, in Columbus, Ohio at the Columbus Convention Center.
The qualifying categories are 3-Axle, 4-Axle, 5-Axle, Flatbed, Step Van, Sleeper, Straight Truck, Tanker, and Twins.
Editor’s note: Only state’s whose championship information Truckers News was able to acquire are listed.
Click on each state to see its winners: