FedEx Freight driver Scott Woodrome named champ at ATA’s annual Truck Driving Championships

The American Trucking Associations announced Scott Woodrome of FedEx Freight as the Bendix Grand Champion of the 2018 National Truck Driving Championships, held Aug. 15-18 in Columbus, Ohio, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Woodrome is a longtime competitor in truck driving championships and has more than 1.8 million safe driving miles. He competed this week in the Tank Truck division. He has been in the trucking industry for 25 years, spending 12 of those years with his current employer, FedEx Freight. This is the first Bendix Grand Champion award for Woodrome, who has won his state championship a twelve times in twelve attempts..

Champions from each of the 9 vehicle classes were also announced. Joining Scott Woodrome on the list of national champions are:

3-Axle: Eric Courville, FedEx Freight, Louisiana
4-Axle: Nick Arnold, FedEx Freight, Oklahoma
5-Axle: Duane Staveness, FedEx Freight, Wisconsin
Flatbed: Steven Newsome, UPS Freight, South Carolina
Sleeper Berth: Artur Lesniowski, FedEx Ground, New Jersey
Straight Truck: Dale Brenaman, UPS, Kentucky
Tank Truck: Scott Woodrome, FedEx Freight, Ohio
Twins: Miguel Corral, FedEx Freight, Illinois
Step Van: Eric Damon, FedEx Express, Colorado
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