Archive for July, 2015

Semi-truck driver killed after exiting her truck on I-90

By Jena Williams

UPDATE: More information from Q13 Fox.

It’s too early to know the details and we may never know the answer to why 53-year-old Katherine Jones attempted to cross Interstate 90 on foot and was hit by another vehicle.

Our thoughts are with her friends, family and co-workers during this difficult time.

Link to the story: http://www.king5.com/story/news/traffic/2015/07/15/car-pedestrian-collision-i90/30192551/

Drumroll please….for the champions of 2015!

By Jena Williams

We had a great time Saturday at the Washington Trucking Associations Truck and Step Van Driving Championships. The weather was hot, but spirits were high as everyone came out to support their drivers.

The winners will proceed to the 2015 National Truck Driving and Step Van Driving Championships August 11-15, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. If any of the first place winners are unable to attend, the second place winners will go in their place.

The first place winners are:

Dustin Hustad, The Boeing Co., Twin Trailers

Dustin Hustad, The Boeing Co., Twin Trailers

Lisa Bry, The Boeing Co., Straight Truck

Lisa Bry, The Boeing Co., Straight Truck

Robert Powell, Walmart, Sleeper

Robert Powell, Walmart, Sleeper

Michael Mygatt, The Boeing Co., Flatbed

Michael Mygatt, The Boeing Co., Flatbed

Jeffrey Maas, The Boeing Co., Tank Truck

Jeffrey Maas, The Boeing Co., Tank Truck

John Enyert, Safeway, 5-Axle

John Enyert, Safeway, 5-Axle

John Hnatishin, The Boeing Co., 4-Axle

John Hnatishin, The Boeing Co., 4-Axle

David Alcaraz, Old Dominion Freight Lines, 3- Axle

David Alcaraz, Old Dominion Freight Lines, 3- Axle

James Hamilton, Fed Ex Express, Step Van

James Hamilton, Fed Ex Express, Step Van

The second place winners as pictured below are:

Chris Poyner, Conway Freight

Peter Logar, The Boeing Co.

Gary Ackerson, Supervalu

Robert Dean, Conway Freight

Chuck Snowden, The Boeing Co.

Carl Gibson, The Boeing Co.

Russell Miller, Safeway

Ed Burton, The Boeing Co.

Gustavo Contreras, Old Dominion Freight Lines (not shown)

Second Place Winners

Second Place Winners

The third place winners as pictured below are:

Gabe Jones, Safeway

Roy Garcia, Peninsula Truck Lines

Gary Herrygers, The Boeing Co.

Ryan Pond, Safeway

Robert Yun, The Boeing Co.

Mike Dickerson, URM

Rick Colton, The Boeing Co.

Daniel Jasper, The Boeing Co.

Cesar Santana, Conway Freight (not shown)

Third Place Winners

Third Place Winners

Special Award winners are:

Pre-Trip Inspection, Dave Alcaraz, Old Dominion Freight Lines

Pre-Trip Inspection, Dave Alcaraz, Old Dominion Freight Lines

Rookie of the Year, Ryan Albert, Old Dominion Freight Lines

Rookie of the Year, Ryan Albert, Old Dominion Freight Lines

Harry Fletcher Award, Mike Kidrick, Brownline LLC

Harry Fletcher Award, Mike Kidrick, Brownline LLC

GRAND CHAMPION, Mike Mygatt, The Boeing Co.

GRAND CHAMPION, Mike Mygatt, The Boeing Co.

Congratulations to all the winners! And thank you to all the participants. You are all amazing!

 

For more information about the National Competition: http://www.trucking.org/event.aspx?uid=a6823cf7-e16f-4ee2-aae0-47fcbdefa498