ILoca Services, Inc., was proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 2019 Illinois Truck Driving Championships. The annual event is always a source of fun and festivity in our industry! We love to see drivers showcasing their immense talent since it so often is underappreciated. So, we would like to extend our congratulations to Rich Fundell of FedEx who was the Grand Champion for the second year in a row.
The winners in other categories were:
- Paul Barnes (UPS) – Sleeper
- James Alvarez (UPS) – Twins
- Tim Banasiak (FedEx) – Flatbed
- Miguel Corral (FedEx) – 4 Axle
- Jason Troyer (Altom Transport) – Tanker
- Maurice Walker, Sr (UPS) – Straight Truck
- Kari Paulson (UPS) – 5 Axle
- Ritch Fundell (FedEx) – 3 Axle & Grand Champion
- Vince Pekarek (FedEx) – Step Van
Scott’s Law at the 2019 Illinois Truck Driving Championships
This year’s TDC was Scott’s Law themed! Not familiar? In Illinois, drivers must slow down and move over if they see ANY flashing lights from an emergency vehicle at the side of the road, including but not limited to those of emergency vehicles, tow trucks, or even some construction vehicles.
Again, if you see a stationary vehicle with flashing lights, SLOW DOWN and MOVE OVER! For more information, click here.
To Truck Drivers: Thank You
ILoca wants to reaffirm its commitment to this industry. We are honored to be able to support events like the ITA Truck Driving Championships because we love trucking and trailers. More importantly, we love the people who keep the industry alive.
Truckers are the lifeblood of the transportation industry. Without them, we wouldn’t be able to put fresh food on our tables or put fuel in our cars. Their dedication to their craft is both impressive and necessary, and we are so thankful to every person who is out on the road, hauling everything from foodstuffs to fuel.