The American Trucking Associations reports Carl Krites, a Con-way Freight professional truck driver based in Wapakoneta, Ohio was named the 2010 National Truck Driving Grand Champion.
According to the ATA, Carl’s driving skills and knowledge of transportation and truck safety information topped those of 415 other professional drivers from all across the United States in the National Truck Driving Championships, held in Columbus, Ohio. The 73rd annual “Super Bowl of Safety” is sponsored by the American Trucking Associations.
In route to his title, Carl has logged 31 years as a driver, with over 3 million miles behind the wheel. Carl began competing in his state truck driving championships in 2002, and this is his first trip to the National Truck Driving Championships.
The contestants were the state champions in nine truck types from all 50 states. Collectively, they have driven 581,001,783 accident-free miles.
Source: American Trucking Associations