NTDC
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Competitors Say NTDC Makes Them Better Drivers

John Somers II for Transport Topics

"I know it’s made me a better driver out on the road,” says one driver of the experience gained by competing at the National Truck Driving Championships.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 15, 2014
Business

Graves Touts Drivers’ Professionalism at NTDC

John Sommers II for TT

Trucking’s lifeblood is quality professionals — the drivers and law enforcement officers — American Trucking Associations President Bill Graves said Thursday during the Breakfast of Champions at the start of the National Truck Driving Championships.

Transport Topics
August 15, 2014
Business

NTDC Presents Off-Road Challenge for Drivers

John Somers II for Transport Topics

One hundred ninety drivers competed in four of the nine championship divisions Thursday: three-axle, four axle, flatbed and tanker.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 15, 2014
Business

Record Number of Women Drivers Competing at NTDC

Stan Lindsey Photography

Eleven women, a record number, are competing for top honors this week at the National Truck Driving Championships.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 13, 2014
Business

NTDC: Competition Breeds Better Drivers, Safety Directors Say

Sam Faucette of Old Dominion

If anyone is measuring the enthusiasm in the viewing stands this week at the National Truck Driving Championships in Pittsburgh, some of the loudest cheering probably will be from the safety directors working at carriers large and small.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 12, 2014
Business

Inspectors Champion Returns as Judge for 2014 Competition

Canard, left, by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

When would-be champions ask Derek Canard, the Arkansas Highway Police corporal who won the 2013 North American Inspectors Championship, how best to approach the competition, his message is simple.

August 11, 2014
Business

Family Pride Plays Large Role at National Truck Driving Event

Rynearson by Bob Young/Wis. Motor Carriers Association

When Andy Rynearson of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, climbs into the cab this week to compete at the National Truck Driving Championships in Pittsburgh, he might be thinking about his dad, David, a retired trucker.

August 11, 2014
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Superior Effort, Superior Results

Cheering squads, trophies and yellow ducks notwithstanding, there is a very serious aspect to the National Truck Driving Championships.

Transport Topics
August 20, 2012
Business

FedEx Freight Driver Named Truck Driving Grand Champion

Don Logan, a FedEx Freight driver from Topeka, Kan., was named the Grand Champion at the 2012 National Truck Driving Championships.

Transport Topics
August 13, 2012
Editorial, Business

Editorial:They’re All Winners

The swimmers, sprinters, gymnasts, weightlifters and fancy horse riders have finished their two weeks in the sun, bathed in the world’s adoration as they competed against the best of their respective sports for that elusive gold medal.

Transport Topics
August 13, 2012

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