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Penske Supporting ATA Driving Championships

Penske Supporting ATA Driving Championships

Penske is supporting the upcomingAmerican Trucking Associations’ (ATA) National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) by providing two day cabs and two 26-foot straight trucks.

More than 400 professional drivers will compete in the NTDC Aug. 20-24 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City. The event tests competitors’ inspection skills, knowledge and professionalism. Each driver performs a written examination, personal interview, pre-trip inspection test and a skills test.

Participants are comprised of winners of eight classes of competitions at the state level. To participate, professional drivers must be must be accident-free for at least one year prior to the competition.

Drivers will compete for various driver excellence awards and the ultimate Grand Champion award.

By Kandace Wertz