Business, Safety

2019 NTDC Awards Ceremony

Check out video of the winners in each of the nine classes and hear Grand Champion Scott Woodrome's victory speech.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
August 19, 2019
Business, Safety, Breaking News

FedEx Freight's Scott Woodrome Repeats as NTDC Grand Champion

Scott Woodrome, NTDC Grand Champion for the second year in a row Woodrome by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

PITTSBURGH — For the first time in 20 years, a driver has won top honors at the National Truck Driving Championships two years in a row.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 17, 2019
Business, Safety

Nebraska’s Benjamin Schropfer Earns NAIC Crown

Nebraska’s Benjamin Schropfer is champion of NAIC Nebraska’s Benjamin Schropfer by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

PITTSBURGH — Benjamin Schropfer of the Nebraska State Patrol has been crowned the Jimmy K. Ammons Grand Champion of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s North American Inspectors Championship for 2019.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
August 17, 2019
Business, Safety

NTDC Awards Photo Gallery

2019 National Truck Driving Championships, National Step Van Driving Championships and North American Inspectors Championship winners.

August 17, 2019
Business, Safety

TT Reporters Tackle NTDC Driving Course

Transport Topics reporters Eleanor Lamb and Marissa Gamache got behind the wheel of a 3-Axle truck to test out their driving skills on a modified version of the course that National Truck Driving Championships competitors faced. Who got the better score?

August 17, 2019
Business, Safety

Final-Day Parade, Finalists' Reaction

Watch as the excitement builds for the announcement of the 2019 National Truck Driving Championships finalists, and check out some of their reactions to advancing!

August 17, 2019
Tradeshows

NTDC Finalists Maneuver Through Tricky Course

A truck on the finals course that must avoid hitting a row of tennis balls In one problem in the finals, drivers were challenged to avoid a row of tennis balls on the side of the truck opposite them. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

PITTSBURGH — Finalists encountered a creative, fast-paced course during the last competitive event of the National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 16, 2019
Business, Safety

NTDC Day 2: Course Hard, but Spirits High

An NTDC driver navigates the course. Kevin Mailand navigates the course at day 2 of NTDC. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

PITTSBURGH — The second day of regular competition at the National Truck Driving Championships, which presented drivers with a demanding course, wound to a close Aug. 16.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 16, 2019
Business, Safety

NTDC Course Walk-Through

NTDC Course Chairperson Robert Foskey gives Transport Topics reporter Eleanor Lamb a private tour of the skills course.

August 16, 2019
Business, Safety

What Excites Fans in the Stands?

Transport Topics reporter Eleanor Lamb hits the sidelines to talk with supporters about their experience at NTDC 2019.

August 16, 2019

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