Nebraska Truck Driving Championships

Grand Island is host to the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships which is held at Fonner Park. Ninety-eight truckers competed in six stations to show to officials their driving expertise. The stations were simulated as every day circumstances professional drivers face.

Alan Rogers, safety director with Wynne Transport Service, motions for driver Joe Busch to come up to the starting line during the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday. Ninety-eight drivers competed in six stations that are simulated challenges drivers face every day.

Alan Rogers, safety director with Wynne Transport Service, motions for driver Joe Busch to come up to the starting line during the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday. Ninety-eight drivers competed in six stations that are simulated challenges drivers face every day.

Caitlin Broekemeier with Choice Transport LLC updates a scoreboard during the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships Saturday at Fonner Park. (Independent/Andrew Carpenean)

Caitlin Broekemeier with Choice Transport LLC updates a scoreboard during the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships Saturday at Fonner Park.

John Dostal with Schulz Transportation Services cleans a side mirror of a semi parked in the pre-stage area during the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday. (Independent/Andrew Carpenean)

John Dostal with Schulz Transportation Services cleans a side mirror of a semi parked in the pre-stage area during the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday.

Shane Aherns, a member of the Steering Committee and volunteer at the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships walks next to a tractor trailer at Fonner Park Saturday. (Independent/Andrew Carpenean)

Shane Aherns, a member of the Steering Committee and volunteer at the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships walks next to a tractor trailer at Fonner Park Saturday.

Jonelle Faust is one of 115 volunteers, in which, she holds up a perfect score card for a driver competing in the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday. (Independent/Andrew Carpenean)

Jonelle Faust is one of 115 volunteers, in which, she holds up a perfect score card for a driver competing in the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday.

Emery Maring with FedEx Freight backs up in a docking station while competing in the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday. (Independent/Andrew Carpenean)

Emery Maring with FedEx Freight backs up in a docking station while competing in the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday.

Heather Liebhart with Kearney Concrete uses her side mirror to backup a mixer while competing in the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday. (Independent/Andrew Carpenean)

Heather Liebhart with Kearney Concrete uses her side mirror to backup a mixer while competing in the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday.

Chairperson Cath Gavlin gives thumbs up to a driver competing in the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday. (Independent/Andrew Carpenean)

Chairperson Cath Gavlin gives thumbs up to a driver competing in the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships at Fonner Park Saturday.

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