Valdosta FedEx driver wins state title, will compete at nationals

| May 22, 2017

VALDOSTA – A Valdosta FedEx driver has won a state driving championship and will compete on the national stage this summer in Orlando.

Glenn Morris, representing FedEx Freight, won a state title at the 2017 Georgia Truck Driving Championship held on May 13. As a state champion, Glenn earned an opportunity to compete in the National Truck Driving Championships in Orlando, Florida, Aug. 8-12.

In addition to earning a state title, Glenn qualified to compete by driving accident free for at least one year. The FedEx Freight team also received a Fleet Safety Award for outstanding achievement in highway safety for the General Commodities – LTL Division 30-40 Million Miles.

The state TDCs and the NTDC provide professional truck drivers an opportunity to demonstrate their driving skills and safety expertise. Championships encompass three parts – a challenging driving course, a pre-trip inspection and a written examination which covers vehicle operation and knowledge of federal safety regulations.

Release from FedEx

 

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