Terry Covey, a driver for FedEx Freight, Inc., from Wichita, Kansas,, was the grand champion of the recent Kansas Motor Carriers Association's Professional Truck Driving Competition. He also had the highest score on the field test.
The winners of the various classes include:
Grand Champion Truck Driver: Terry Covey FedEx Freight, Inc., Wichita, Kansas.
Rookie of the Year Award: Tom Segebart, Council Grove, Wal-Mart Transportation, Ottawa, Kansas.
Vehicle Inspection Award: Dean Harris, FedEx Freight, Inc., Straight Truck Class, Shawnee, Kansas.
Small Fleet Team Trophy Winner: Convoy Systems, LLC
Large Fleet Team Trophy Winner: XPO Logistics
Written Exam: Jason Damron, Convoy Systems, LLC, 5-Axle Class, Edwardsville, Kansas.
Field Test: Terry Covey, FedEx Freight, Inc., Flatbed Class, Wichita, Kansas.
Straight Truck: Dean Harris, FedEx Freight, Inc. Shawnee, Kansas.
Three Axle: Ernie Arnote, XPO Logistics, Kansas City, Kansas.
Four Axle: Robert Erwin, ABF Freight, Wichita, Kansas.
Five Axle: Jason Damron, Convoy Systems, LLC, Edwardsville, Kansas.
Sleeper Berth: Steve Dixon, Wal-Mart Transportation, Overland Park, Kansas.
Tank Truck: Ken Saur, XPO Logistics, Excelsior Springs, Missouri
Flatbed: Terry Covey, FedEx Freight, Inc., Wichita, Kansas.
Twin Trailers: Bryce Dock, XPO Logistics, Gladstone, Missouri
The winners qualify for the National Truck Driving & Step Van Driving Championships to be held Aug. 16-19 in Indianapolis.