ABF Freight driver has highest score at Wyoming competition

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ABF Freight’s A.J. Kelley had the highest overall score at the Wyoming Truck Driving Championship. (Image Courtesy of Wyoming Trucking Association)ABF Freight’s A.J. Kelley had the highest overall score at the Wyoming Truck Driving Championship. (Image Courtesy of Wyoming Trucking Association)

ABF Freight’s A.J. Kelley had the highest overall score at the Wyoming Truck Driving Championship, making him the grand champion. Kelly also won in several other categories: Written Exam, Pre-Trip Inspection, Driving Skills and 3-Axle.

Forrest Peters, an Airgas USA driver, was named Rookie of the Year.

The Wyoming Trucking Association organized the competition. It was held June 9 in Cheyenne.

The winners were:

L.E. Meredith Award for Highest Overall Score (Grand Champion): A.J. Kelly, ABF Freight

Written Exam: A.J. Kelly, ABF Freight

High Individual Score for Personal Interview: Mal Redding, Old Dominion Freight Line

High Individual Score for Pre-Trip Inspection: A.J. Kelly, ABF Freight

High Individual Score for Driving Skills: A.J. Kelly, ABF Freight

Rookie of the Year: Forrest Peters, Airgas USA

Straight Truck: Forrest Peters, Airgas USA

3-Axle: A.J. Kelley, ABF Freight

4-Axle: Derek Gorrell, FedEx Freight

5-Axle: Levi Donner, Walmart Transportation

Flatbed: Steven Jenkins, Admiral Beverage Corp

Sleeper Berth: Andrew Medina, Airgas USA

Tanker: Todd Miller, Airgas USA

Twin Trailers: Timothy Vanfossen, FedEx Freight

Team Trophy: Airgas USA