ABF Freight driver crowned Arkansas grand champion

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Nine drivers earned champion titles at the Arkansas Truck Driving Championship. (Image Courtesy of Arkansas Trucking Association)Nine drivers earned champion titles at the Arkansas Truck Driving Championship. (Image Courtesy of Arkansas Trucking Association)

ABF Freight’s David Hall was named grand champion at the Arkansas Truck Driving Championship, held July 11-13 in Rogers. Hall won first place in the 5-axle class and also won an award for sportsmanship.

FedEx Freight driver Waylon Wylie took home the Rookie of the Year title after also winning first place in the 4-axle class.

The winners were:

  • Grand Champion: David Hall, ABF Freight
  • Rookie of the Year: Waylon Wylie, FedEx Freight
  • Straight Truck: James Ross, FedEx Freight
  • 3-Axle: Joseph Wash, FedEx Freight
  • 4-Axle: Waylon Wylie, FedEx Freight
  • 5-Axle: David Hall, ABF Freight
  • Sleeper Berth: Loren Hatfield, ABF Freight
  • Flatbed: Gary Mars, Walmart Transportation
  • Tank Truck: Mark Akin, Walmart Transportation
  • Twin Trailers: Jeff Cochran, FedEx Freight
  • Step Van: Eric Brockette, FedEx Freight
  • Large Team Award: Walmart Transportation
  • Small Team Award: ABF Freight
  • Sportsmanship Award: David Hall, ABF Freight