Linda Tufano

Linda Tufano

Content Manager

@quincystreet

Linda Tufano is a career copy and production editor with experience in both digital and print publishing. She has worked for USA TODAY, AARP, Industry Dive, Gannett News Service and several newspapers in the Midwest.


Business, Safety

Two-Time 3-Axle Champ Mark Cole Adds Grand Champion Title in Montana

Mark Cole Mark Cole (right) by Motor Carriers of Montana

Mark Cole of FedEx Freight found himself in the winner’s circle for the second year in a row as 3-Axle champion, then added the Grand Champion title June 15 at the Montana Truck Driving Championships in Helena.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
July 5, 2019
Business, Safety

After 20 Years, Gary Wrobel Returns to Winner’s Circle and Adds Michigan Grand Champion Title

Doug Kilpatrick, Gary Wrobel, David Menke Gary Wrobel (center) was crowned Grand Champion and winner of 5-Axle. Also pictured are Doug Kilpatrick, Holland (left), and David Menke, America's Transportation Resources. (Michigan Trucking Association)

Gary Wrobel first earned a No. 1 finish in the 5-Axle competition at the Michigan Truck Driving Championships in 1999. Twenty years later, he won the 5-Axle again, and added the Grand Champion title at the competition June 7-8.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
June 17, 2019
Business, Safety

Ken Rageth, Wyoming’s Grand Champion, Is Also a Team Player

Ken Rageth and Bill Hambrick Ken Rageth (left) and ATA Road Team Captain Bill Hambrick by Wyoming Trucking Association

Ken Rageth of FedEx Freight won the Flatbed to become Grand Champion at the 2019 Wyoming Truck Driving Championships.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
June 10, 2019
Business, Safety

Richard Sweeney Tops Strong Field in Massachusetts

Richard Sweeney Richard Sweeney of XPO Logistics took the 2019 Grand Champion title, winning in Tank Truck. (Trucking Association of Massachusetts)

A former national Grand Champion and the 2018 Grand Champion won their categories at the Massachusetts Truck Driving Championships June 2 in North Andover, but Richard Sweeney of XPO Logistics took the 2019 Grand Champion title, winning in Tank Truck.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
June 5, 2019
Business, Safety

Chris Morrison Continues Hogan Transports’ Winning Streak in Missouri

Chris Morrison Chris Morrison by Missouri Trucking Association

Chris Morrison of Hogan Transports won the Sleeper Berth competition to clinch the Grand Champion title at the Missouri Truck Driving Championships on May 31-June 1 in Branson.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
June 3, 2019
Business, Safety

Brook Figgins Repeats in Sleeper to Take Colorado Grand Champion Title

Brook Figgins Brook Figgins by Colorado Motor Carriers Association

The second time was the charm for Brook Figgins of FedEx Freight, who won Sleeper Berth for the second year in a row and was named Grand Champion at the 2019 Colorado Truck Driving Championships on June 1 in Henderson.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
June 3, 2019
Business, Safety

Strong Massachusetts Lineup Includes Grand Champion Brian Singelais, Former National Champion Roland Bolduc

Brian Singelais Brian Singelais photo provided by Brian Singelais.

A former national Grand Champion, a returning state Grand Champion and a record Step Van class will keep things interesting at the Massachusetts Truck Driving Championships on June 2 in North Andover.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
May 28, 2019
Business, Safety

Colorado Driving Titans to Compete in Tank Truck

A battle of the titans is shaping up in the Tank Truck division at the Colorado Truck Driving Championships on June 1 in Henderson.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
May 24, 2019
Business, Safety

Keith Crook Earns Georgia Title in Weekend of Firsts

Emily  Crane and Keith Crook Emily Crane of the Georgia Motor Trucking Association and Grand Champion Keith Crook. (Georgia Motor Trucking Association)

The Georgia Truck Driving Championships held in Buford May 11-12 was “a wonderful celebration of the industry and a ‘family reunion,' " according to Emily Crane of the Georgia Motor Trucking Association. Keith Crook of UPS Freight took the Grand Champion title as well as the 5-Axle crown.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
May 13, 2019
Business, Safety

Louis Lockard to Defend Delaware Grand Champion Title

Louis Lockard Louis Lockard of FedEx Freight displays his award for winning 3-Axle and Grand Champion at the Delaware Truck Driving Championships in 2018. (Delaware Motor Transport Association)

More than 30 drivers are set to compete at the Delaware Truck Driving Championships on May 18 in Harrington, Del. 2018 Grand Champion Louis Lockard of FedEx Freight is back to defend his title as well as his 3-Axle victory.

Linda Tufano | Content Manager
May 13, 2019