ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today,Â American Trucking Associations announced Roland Bolduc as a Bendix Grand Champion of a 2017 National Truck Driving Championships.
“With an considerable display this week, Roland Bolduc emerged as a personality of a margin and is holding home a industry’s tip prize,” pronounced ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “On interest of ATA and a whole trucking community, we wish to appreciate a clever margin of competitors for participating in these championships and practicing reserve any day on a nation’s highways. Your joining to value creates us unapproachable to be in a trucking industry.”
To bind a venerable pretension of 2017 Bendix Grand Champion, Bolduc’s pushing correctness and believe of lorry reserve surpassed a some-more than 420 other state champion veteran lorry drivers competing in all car classes in Orlando, Florida this week.Â Â
Bolduc, who also took home a Sleeper Berth category title, lives in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts and drives professionally for FedEx Express. He has some-more than 1.9 million protected pushing miles in his career and has worked in a trucking attention for some-more than 36 years, spending a final 23 years with FedEx Express. Bolduc was named an America’s Road Team Captain in 2000.
ATA also famous Bryce NeilsonÂ as a 2017 Rookie of a Year.Â Neilson claimed a pretension after behaving good in a Flatbed division. Additionally, a group of drivers from Kentucky constructed a best common score, with an normal of 307.13, and were respected as a tip state delegation.
Professionalism and loyalty to a trucking attention were pivotal themes during a National Truck Driving Championships. Daniel Shamrell was respected during a awards party with a Neill Darmstadter Professional Excellence Award and Joe Smith was selected as a Lifetime Volunteer Award recipient.
ACT 1 served as a premier unite of a 2017 National Truck Driving ChampionshipsÂ andÂ National Step Van Driving Championships, that took place Aug. 9-12 during a Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
Since 2011, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has been a solitary unite of a Bendix National Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion.
Champions from any of a 9 car classes were also announced. Joining Roland Bolduc on a list of inhabitant champions are:
3-Axle: Glen Kirk, Franklin, Indiana, Old Dominion Freight Line
4-Axle: James Duffy, Marshall, Wisconsin, FedEx Freight
5-Axle: Michael Miltenberger, Cumberland, Maryland, PITT OHIO
Flatbed: Wayne Crowder, Louisville, Kentucky, FedEx Freight
Sleeper Berth: Roland Bolduc, East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, FedEx Express
Straight Truck: Richard Bailey, Macomb, Michigan, FedEx Freight
Tank Truck: Scott Woodrome, Middletown, Ohio, FedEx Freight
Twins: Chris Poyner, Richland, Washington, XPO Logistics
Step Van: Michael Bills, Fuquay Varina, North Carolina, FedEx Express
Rookie of a Year: Bryce Neilson, Anaconda, Montana, FedEx Freight
Team Champions:Â Kentucky
Vehicle Condition:Â Bryan Wold, Reiles Acres, North Dakota, XPO Logistics
Highest Written Exam Award: Paul Brandon, Oxford, Connecticut, FedEx Freight and Don Logan, Eskridge, Kansas, FedEx Freight
Neill Darmstadter Professional Excellence:Â Daniel Shamrell, Battle Ground, Washington, FedEx Freight
Lifetime Volunteer Award: Joe Smith, Kenco Management
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