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Mark Your Calendar: 2018 NTDC Coming to Columbus, Ohio

Robertson Truck Sales, located approximately fifty miles northeast of Columbus, Ohio, is excited to have the 2018 National Truck Driving Championships & National Step Van Driving Championships coming to Columbus Convention Center. Mid-July marks the final state competitions that will have determined those professional drivers that are noted to be the "best-of-the-best."

Mark your calendars for this year's championship event, that was once known as the "National Truck Roadeo," to be held August 15-18, 2018.  

History and Excitement of the National Truck Driving Championships

  • Hosted by the American Trucking Association since 1937.
  • Considered to be "one of the industry's largest and most effective safety programs."
  • Eight categories of state winners advance to the NTDC.
  • Inspires drivers to strive for an accident-free year in order to be eligible to enter the competition.
  • The competition involves skills in and out of the vehicle.
    • Written examination
    • Personal interview
    • Pre-trip inspection test
    • Skills test
  • Awards are great, but the competition's spirit inspires camaraderie and excitement.
    • First, Second and Third Place titles
    • Professional Excellence 
    • Vehicle Condition 
    • Rookie of the Year 
    • The Grand Champion 

Find out more about what the American Trucking Association does for our exciting, trucking industry. You can get involved, and be part of this vibrant organization by joining, advocating, getting educated and attending industry related conferences and events. 

Robertson Truck Sales is proud to be an integral part of our growing, trucking industry since 1984. We understand the importance of the American Trucking Association and its mission to promote safety throughout our industry. We take pride in specializing in quality, previously owned medium and heavy-duty trucks and equipment. Being one of the four divisions of the Robertson Truck Group, we have everything you need to keep your trucking business safely moving along our roads and highways. When you're looking to replace or expand your fleet with quality equipment, our experienced team is here for you at 740-397-4969.