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FedEx driver Sangha wins AMTA’s Grand Champion crown – Truck News

FedEx driver Pritpal Sangha won the Ann Taylor Grand Champion Award at the Alberta Motor Transport Association’s (AMTA) recent 74th Professional Truck Driving Championship.

Thirty-four professional drivers were judged on a written exam, pre-trip test, and the navigation of a course with eight stations in straight truck, tandem pup day cab, tandem bunk, and B-train categories, according to an AMTA news release.  

“The skillsets showcased in this event demonstrate how important safe, consistent drivers are to industry, and our province,” said Robert Harper, AMTA president.

Truck going through AMTA's driving championship course.
(Photo: AMTA)

The winners list

Straight truck

Winner: Pritpal Sangha, FedEx; second: Dave Lowe, Bison Transport; third: Brandy Abrahamson, Rosenau Transport

Tandem pup day cab

Winner: Aaron Schaff, Lethbridge Truck Terminals; second: Cliff Lutz, Lethbridge Truck Terminals; third: Francis Page, Bison Transport

Tandem bunk

Winner: Graham Vye, Home Hardware; second: Chad Nikoleychuk, Lethbridge Truck Terminals; third: Jagdeep Singh Mann, FedEx

B-train

Winner: Tim Bingley, Lac La Biche Transport; second: Jeffery Zeeb, Bison Transport; third: Rob Young, Lethbridge Truck Terminals

Fred Dedel Rookie Award

Jeff Church, Lethbridge Truck Terminals

Team Award

Winner: Lethbridge Truck Terminals Team 1 (Rob Potvin, Aaron Schaff, Lawrence Red Crow, Rob Young); second: Team Bison (Jeffery Zeeb, Dave Lowe, Christopher Woods, Francis Page)

Ann Taylor Grand Champion Award

Pritpal Sangha, FedEx


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