It was a beautiful Saturday, June 7th when 156 professional drivers from all over the state competed for their chance to win first place in their division in the Utah Truck Driving Championship held at the Utah State FairPark in Salt Lake. Friday afternoon all participants were registered and given a test comprised of question derived from the 2014 Facts for Drivers Handbook. Saturday started out with breakfast then the traditional drivers walk around to familiarize the drivers with the obstacle course containing 6 different obstacles followed by ½ of the drivers being sent to the Pre-Trip competition where they must locate 9-defects on the equipment similar to the equipment they will be driving on the obstacle course. The 2014 winners were:
The Truck Driving Championship Committee would like to congratulate all our winners and thank the volunteers and sponsors for a very successful 2014 TDC. A special thanks goes out to Larry Luke, C.R. England, 2014 TDC Chairman and his committee. All 1st place winners will go to the National Truck Driving Championship Aug. 12-16 in Pittsburgh, PA. and represent Utah. Good luck to all of our winners as they compete on the national level!