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NTDC 2023 Rewind Part 2: Celebrating Professional Excellence

NTDC 2023 Rewind Part 2: Celebrating Professional Excellence

In the second segment of our three-part series with Transport Topics Senior Reporter Eugene Mulero, we discuss the incredible accomplishments and dedication to professional excellence by the competitors who were a part of the National Truck Driving and National Step...

NTDC 2023 Rewind Part 1: Looking Back With Eugene Mulero

NTDC 2023 Rewind Part 1: Looking Back With Eugene Mulero

Eugene Mulero, Senior Reporter for Transport Topics, joins us for Part 1 of our NTDC Rewind as we look back on the memorable moments and performances during the 2023 National Truck Driving & National Step Van Driving Championships. In this episode, we spend some...

Instant Flashback: Championship Saturday Remains Memorable

Instant Flashback: Championship Saturday Remains Memorable

As we round the corner toward the final episodes of our NTDC 2023 Series, we wanted to provide our listeners with an episode that takes you inside Championship Saturday, which includes the traditional Walk Of Champions. In this segment, you'll hear from some of the...

Pride of Connecticut: Bolduc & Spero Reflect On NTDC Run

Pride of Connecticut: Bolduc & Spero Reflect On NTDC Run

Roland Bolduc and Tony Spero have become living legends with their repeated appearances in the National Truck Driving and National Step Van Driving Championships. Both these veteran professional drivers have collected a truckload of state championships en route to...

NTDC Grand Champion Gragg Wilson Model of Perseverance

NTDC Grand Champion Gragg Wilson Model of Perseverance

Prior to NTDC 2023, Gragg Wilson, a veteran driver from UPS, had made 13 trips to the National Championships as a state champion from Nevada. But, in all those runs to the NTDC, Gragg had never made it beyond the preliminary round of the national competition. NTDC...

Family Remains Key To Barry Kraemer’s Trucking Success

Family Remains Key To Barry Kraemer’s Trucking Success

Barry Kraemer knows that all the miles he covers each week as a a professional driver would be much tougher to navigate without the support of his family. Winning his first National Championship this year at NTDC 2023, Barry was thrilled to be able to celebrate his...

Lisa Steed Appreciates Opportunities Delivered By Trucking

Lisa Steed Appreciates Opportunities Delivered By Trucking

Lisa Steed has a unique perspective when it comes to the road and the opportunities that you can find behind the wheel. After spending a decade as a State Trooper in Utah, Lisa took her career in a new direction when she discovered an opportunity to start a Step Van...

Mike Barnes Admires Champs, Now Focused On NTDC 2024

Mike Barnes Admires Champs, Now Focused On NTDC 2024

Mike Barnes is a 34-year veteran professional driver who has been competing through the state of Arkansas to reach the NTDCs for the past few years. Following a third-place finish in his classification this year at the Arkansas Truck Driving Championships, Mike...

Handshakes With State Champs Priceless Moment For Kevin Burch

Handshakes With State Champs Priceless Moment For Kevin Burch

2023 marks 50 years in the trucking industry for Kevin Burch, and one the highlights of this golden anniversary year for Kevin happened at NTDC 2023. On the final day of the competition, Kevin part of the ATA's dignitary group that shook the hands of the 419 state...

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