NTDC
Equipment, Safety

2017 NTDC: Bumper Cam Skills Competition

Go along for the ride via "Bumper Cam" as a driver maneuvers on the National Truck Driving Championships skills test course at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

Transport Topics
August 11, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

ELDs Must Be Registered at FMCSA, Official Reminds Safety Inspectors

Danielle Smith gives ELD presentation Eugene Mulero/Transport Topics

ORLANDO, Fla. — Electronic logging devices need to be registered with the federal trucking regulatory agency in order to be valid, an agency official reminded law enforcement officials on Aug. 9.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 9, 2017
Business, Equipment, Safety

Confident Rookies, Veterans Review Course on NTDC’s First Day

Drivers at NTDC 2017 John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ORLANDO, Fla. — Miguel “Mikey” Corral, a FedEx Freight driver making his second appearance at a National Truck Driving Championship, intends to be repetitive and consistent during the next few days of competition.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 9, 2017
Government, Safety

Safety Inspectors Examine Fraudulent Documents, Brush Up on Hazmat Rules

ORLANDO, Fla. — As the quality of fake licenses and other documents continues to improve, law enforcement officers must keep up to spot the frauds, a safety expert told a group of inspectors at their annual competition.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 8, 2017
Business, Safety

ATA Leaders Express Support for ‘Super Bowl of Safety’ Competitors

NTDC 2016 John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The 428 commercial drivers taking part this year in the National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships embody the commitment to safety promoted across the industry, said Kevin Burch, the chairman of American Trucking Associations.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2017
Special Coverage

2017 National Truck Driving Championships Photo Gallery

Complete photo coverage of the 2017 National Truck Driving Championships from the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Aug. 9-12.

Transport Topics
August 4, 2017
Special Coverage

2017 NTDC

Complete coverage of the 2017 National Truck Driving Championships from the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Aug. 9-12.

Transport Topics
August 4, 2017
Government, Safety

Capitol Agenda for the Week of July 31: 'Super Bowl of Safety'

pre-trip inspection John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Safety isn't sexy. When it comes to safe driving for the nation's truckers, though, at least there's the National Truck Driving Championships, where safety is prerequisite No. 1 in order to demonstrate your skills. Hopefully someday Congress will take note. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 31, 2017
Business, Equipment, Safety

2017 NTDC List of Competitors by State

2016 NTDC scene 2016 NTDC scene by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Check out the list of drivers, sorted by the state for which they are competing, at the 80th annual National Truck Driving Championships and ninth annual National Step Van Driving Championships, which will be held Aug. 9-12 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2017
Business, Equipment, Safety

2017 NTDC List of Competitors by Company

2016 NTDC competitors 2016 competitors by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Check out the list of drivers, sorted by the company they are competing for, at the 80th annual National Truck Driving Championships and ninth annual National Step Van Driving Championships, which will be held Aug. 9-12 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2017

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