Arizona Truck Driving Championship (TDC)
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Location: Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe AZ
The 45th Arizona State Truck Driving Championship was held on April 14, 2018 at Tempe Diablo Stadium.
Ms. Ina Daly, XPO Logistics, Inc., was awarded “Grand Champion” of the annual safe driving competition.
Additional high honors included:
- Best Skills/Driving Course Score, Ina Daly, XPO Logistics, Inc.
- Best Pre-Trip Inspection: David Coffel – FedEx Express
- David Messmer Rookie of the Year Award: Daniel Lipich, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
Eight other TDC class winners will join Ms. Daly to represent Arizona at the National Truck Driving Championship in Columbus, Ohio on August 15 – 18, 2018. Team Arizona will compete against 430 other professional drivers vying for selection as the nation’s top professional truck drivers.
1st Charles Woodland, FedEx Freight, Inc.
2nd David Zdnek, FedEx Freight, Inc.
3rd Tibor Paulfler, ABF Freight System
1st Chris Finn, XPO Logistics, Inc.
2nd Radulfo Salgado, ABF Freight System
3rd Albert Ochoa, FedEx Freight, Inc.
1st Andres Orozco, FedEx Freight, Inc.
2nd Zing Sheperd, FedEx Freight, Inc.
3rd David Coffel, FedEx Express
5-Axle Tractor Trailer
1st Jose Orozco, XPO Logistics, Inc.
2nd Eric Ramsdell, Walmart Transportation, LLC
3rd Mario Moran, Walmart Transportation, LLC
1st Sam Smith, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
2nd Bryce Hansford, ABF Freight System
3rd Steve Smalley, ABF Freight Systems
1st Ina Daly, XPO Logistics, Inc.
2nd Martin Orozco, FedEx Freight, Inc.
3rd James Calen, Andeavor
1st Wesley Bauer, Walmart Transportation, LLC (Rookie)
2nd Tramel Caldwell, Shamrock Foods Co.
3rd Gregory Ryan, Walmart Transportation
1st Mohammed Khan, FedEx Freight, Inc.
2nd Marvin Lewis, FedEx Freight, Inc.
3rd Martin Klun, XPO Logistics, Inc.
1st Michael Ortiz, FedEx Ground
2nd Daniel Cibrian, FedEx Ground
3rd Kevin Eckstrom, FedEx Ground
Below are the final scores of the 2018 TDC.
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