Truck Driving Championships

Business, Equipment, Safety

2020 State Truck Driving Championships Schedule

Team photo of competitors at Florida's 2019 truck driving championships Competitors at Florida's 2019 truck driving championships gather for a team photo. Florida holds one of the largest competitions annually, with 279 drivers competing last year. (Florida Trucking Association)

Despite the cancellation of the national competition, states remained free to make an independent decision regarding their own event. Although several chose initially to postpone, ultimately every state ended up canceling its event.

May 27, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Coronavirus Prompts Some State Groups to Postpone Truck Driving Championships

2019 Louisiana Truck Driving Championships Competitors at the 2019 Louisiana Truck Driving Championships in Baton Rouge, La. (John Ballance for Louisiana Motor Transport Association)

As they evaluate the implications of the coronavirus, some state trucking associations have adjusted the schedules of their truck driving championships.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 16, 2020

It All Comes Down to Inches During Louisiana Truck Driving Championships

The 2016 Louisiana Motor Transport Association Truck Driving Championships took place March 18-19 in Baton Rouge and for 108 drivers it was a chance to test their skill and knowledge against their peers.

George Morris | The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
March 29, 2016

Phillips Named Grand Champ, Topping 428 Other Truckers

Con-way Freight driver Paul Phillips has participated in truck driving competitions for 15 years. Even though this year was only his second appearance at the nationals, he believed he had a shot at the top prize.

August 22, 2011

Rookie Represents Family’s Third Generation to Compete in ATA’s ‘Super Bowl of Safety’

Tim Bailey Jr. will be the third generation of Baileys representing West Virginia in the National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships this week in Orlando, Fla.

August 8, 2011