2019 State Truck Driving Championships Schedule

Driver inspects truck A driver inspects his vehicle during NTDC 2018. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The road to the 2019 National Truck Driving Championships begins March 29-30 when Louisiana becomes the first state to hold its event. See the 2019 schedule.

Transport Topics
January 28, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Sept. 17: ‘Iggy,’ the Doctor of Truckology, Fondly Remembered

Chris "Iggy" Ignowski at 2016 NTDC Chris "Iggy" Ignowski received the Lifetime Volunteer Award at the 2016 National Truck Driving Championships in Indianapolis (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Chris Ignowski left a lasting impression at FedEx and the National Truck Driving Championships as a safety proponent whose knowledge of the industry's rules and regulations was unmatched.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 17, 2018
Business, Safety

Country’s Top Truckers to Headline ‘Super Bowl of Safety’ Aug. 15-18

Roland Bolduc Roland Bolduc of FedEx Express was the Grand Champion at the 2017 National Truck Driving Championships. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

In less than two weeks, the trucking world will turn its focus on the 81st annual National Truck Driving Championships, where the country’s next premier commercial driver will be crowned.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 6, 2018
Business, Safety

Nevada Champion Gragg Wilson Goes About Winning in a Humble Way

Nevada 2018 truck driving championships winners Wilson (black shirt, fifth from left) surrounded by other 2018 Nevada Truck Driving Championships winners by Eugene Mulero/Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — Consistency paid off, again, for FedEx Freight’s Gragg Wilson, who earned his fifth state grand champion title on April 28 en route to his 13th trip to the National Truck Driving Championships.

Eugene Mulero and Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporters
April 29, 2018
Business, Safety

FedEx Freight’s Scott Osborne Takes Home Mississippi’s Grand Champion Prize

Grand Champion honors at Mississippi’s annual truck driving championships April 27-28 went to FedEx Freight’s Scott Osborne, competing in the tanker class.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 28, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

Dogged Pursuit Helps Ronnie Luckadoo Again Become South Carolina’s Top Trucker

South Carolina Grand Champion Ronnie Luckadoo (center) South Carolina Grand Champion Ronnie Luckadoo of UPS Freight (center) with 2018 SCTDC Chairman Casey O’Dell (left) and 2018 SCTDC Course Marshall Jerry Peterson. (Denise McGill)

Winning South Carolina’s truck driving championships for the fifth time last weekend feels, well, very satisfying, Ronnie Luckadoo of UPS Freight told Transport Topics.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 20, 2018

Ina Daly Crowned Grand Champion in Arizona State Truck Driving Championships

Ina Daly Daly at the 2013 NTDC event by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Competing in the tanker class, XPO Logistics Inc. trucking legend Ina Daly earned grand champion honors at Arizona’s truck driving championships and again secured a spot to the national tournament in August.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

Road to NTDC Kicks Off This Weekend in Louisiana

The journey to the National Truck Driving Championships has begun.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 23, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

FedEx ‘Brain Coach’ Scott Mugno Nominated for OSHA Post

'Brain coach' Scott Mugno with FedEx drivers Mugno, right, and Fed Ex drivers courtesy of Jennifer Wade/FedEx Ground

Scott Mugno, the behind-the-scenes coach credited with much of the success of FedEx drivers at the National Truck Driving Championships and for FedEx’s safety record overall, has been nominated to be the next Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Transport Topics
October 27, 2017
Business, Safety

NTDC Champion Roland Bolduc Reflects on Victory Path

2017 Bendix Grand Champion Roland Bolduc reflects on what it took to become a national champion with TT's Eugene Mulero just hours after having his accomplishment recognized at MCE. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

Transport Topics
October 24, 2017