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NTDC 2016: Competitors Haul Their Share of Freaky Freight

Stephenson by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

INDIANAPOLIS — They may be the “best of the best” drivers competing in the 2016 National Truck Driving Championships, but sometimes, just like any driver, they find themselves hauling some pretty odd cargo.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
August 11, 2016
Business

NTDC Notebook: Breakfast of Champions, Delta Glitch, Pep Talk

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

INDIANAPOLIS — The head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was among a host of top officials giving an enthusiastic send-off to the 430 truck drivers competing in the 2016 National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
August 11, 2016
Business

NTDC 2016 List of Competitors by Company

The 79th annual National Truck Driving Championships and eighth annual National Step Van Driving Championships will be held Aug. 10-13 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Here is a list of competitors sorted by the company for which they are competing.

Transport Topics
August 10, 2016
Business

Drivers to Test Skills at National Championship

John Sommers II for TT

A field of 430 drivers is ready for the 79th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships being held today through Aug. 13 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
August 10, 2016
Business

Ahead of National Truck Driving Championships, State Champs Congratulated

In advance of August’s National Truck Driving Championships, American Trucking Associations congratulated the state champions of Arizona, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, South Carolina and Virginia who will compete in Indianapolis.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
April 27, 2016
Business

Wal-Mart Driver Tops Field at National Championships

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ST. LOUIS — Were it not for a twist of fate, Wal­-Mart Transportation truck driver Ronald Emenheiser would not have even been able to compete in the 2015 National Truck Driving Championships.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
August 24, 2015
Business

NTDC 2015 Champion: Wal-Mart Driver Ronald Emenheiser

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ST. LOUIS — Ronald Emenheiser Sr., a Wal-Mart Transportation professional truck driver based in Yorkana, Pennsylvania, took home 2015 Bendix Grand Champion honors at the  National Truck Driving Championships. See full list of winners, photos.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
August 17, 2015
Business

Darling, Graves Praise Drivers as NTDC Competition Begins

ST. LOUIS — Scott Darling, in his first public appearance since his nomination to head the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, thanked the 431 truck drivers competing in the 2015 National Trucking Driving Championships for their “dedication to safety.”

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
August 17, 2015
Business

NTDC 2015: Photo Galleries, Video, News, Features and More

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

See photos, video and stories from the 78th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships.

Transport Topics
August 15, 2015
Business

At NTDC 2015, Automatic Transmissions Unpopular With Drivers

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ST. LOUIS — You might think that a heavy truck with an automatic transmission would make it easier to negotiate the tight course here at the 2015 National Truck Driving Championships. You would be wrong.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
August 14, 2015

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