2018 NTDC

Business, Safety

NTDC Grand Champion Scott Woodrome to Be Honored at MCE

NTDC Grand Champion Scott Woodrome Woodrome celebrates after winning the 2018 NTDC Grand Champion award. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The country’s top truck driver will be honored at the Management Conference & Exhibition, the annual industry gathering hosted by American Trucking Associations.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Aug. 27: The LeBron James of Trucking

2018 NTDC Grand Champion Scott Woodrome (left), NBA superstar LeBron James 2018 NTDC Grand Champion Scott Woodrome (left) by John Sommers II for Transport Topics; NBA superstar LeBron James by Fruit Hoops via YouTube

2018 NTDC champion Scott Woodrome and NBA superstar LeBron James have a lot in common. Seriously.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 27, 2018
Business, Safety

Ohio's Scott Woodrome of FedEx Freight Reigns as NTDC Grand Champion

Scott Woodrome and his wife Lorraine celebrate NTDC title. Scott Woodrome and his wife Lorraine celebrate NTDC title. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The driver from FedEx Freight whose friends and colleagues often refer to as “the LeBron James of Trucking” earned top honors at the 81st National Truck Driving Championships on Aug. 18.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 23, 2018
Business, Safety, Editorial

Editorial: Shining the Spotlight on Safety

The job of the truck driver is not an easy one.

Transport Topics
August 23, 2018
Business, Safety

The Nine: Cochran Leads Strong Showing of NTDC’s Women Competitors

Dawn Cochran ODFL's Dawn Cochran, one of nine women who competed at NTDC and the only female driver to advance to the finals on Aug. 18. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The course walkthrough on the final round of the 81st National Truck Driving Championships on Aug. 18 in Columbus, Ohio, consisted of 45 men and one woman.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 22, 2018
Business, Safety

Jeremy Usener of Texas Named NAIC Top Inspector at CVSA Competition

Texas' Jeremy Usener is NAIC Grand Champion Texas' Jeremy Usener is NAIC Grand Champion (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jeremy Usener of the Texas Department of Public Safety has been crowned Grand Champion of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s North American Inspectors Championship for 2018.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 18, 2018
Business, Safety

Colorado’s Eric Damon of FedEx Express Crowned Step Van Grand Champion

Colorado's Eric Damon of FedEx Express with Step Van trophy Colorado's Eric Damon of FedEx Express with Step Van trophy (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — FedEx Express’ Eric Damon was crowned the Grand Champion step van driver at the National Step Van Driving Championships Aug. 18.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 18, 2018
Business, Safety

The Champions of NTDC 2018

Titleists from NTDC 2018 show off their hardware after a busy Championship Saturday. (Photos by John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Transport Topics
August 18, 2018
Business, Safety

NTDC Finalists Navigate Harrowing Course

A Flatbed division driver navigates the finals course A Flatbed division driver navigates the course during the NTDC finals on Aug. 18. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Drivers navigated a punishing course during the finals of the National Truck Driving Championships Aug. 18.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 18, 2018
Business, Safety

Nervous Finalists Feel the Love From Family

ODFL's Steve Cochran Steve Cochran of Indiana cheers on his wife, Dawn, in the 5-Axle finals on Aug. 18. Both drive for Old Dominion Freight Line. (Eugene Mulero/Transport Topics)

If the finalists at the 81st National Truck Driving Championships were feeling the pressure, so were their families.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 18, 2018

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