David Bobbitt was announced as the winner of the $50,000 Driver Jackpot Saturday at the Great American Trucking Show. Bobbitt is a team driver for Schneider National.
Bobbitt’s name was drawn from a list of names made up of active CDL holders who registered for the drawing Thursday and Friday at the show.
Red Eye Radio’s Eric Harley emceed the event. The Driver Jackpot was sponsored by Knight Transportation, Con-way Truckload, Baggett Transportation, Marten Transport, Swift Transportation, Western Express, SRT, Fikes Truck Line, PRIME inc., Interstate Distributor, Arnold Transportation, Sunco Carriers, Red Eye Radio and Justin Original Workboots.
Affected tractors are equipped with an automated Eaton UltraShift Plus or Eaton Advantage Transmission with right hand stalk shifter. In the affected trucks, the display on the instrument panel can indicate “N” when the shifter is set into “D” or “R,” causing the truck not to move.