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