Prime Inc. is proud to be sending 15 of their drivers to represent the company at the 2018 Missouri Truck Driving Championships which will be held in Branson, MO on June 1st and June 2nd. This is the 51st annual TDC event which is hosted by the Missouri Trucking Association and brings together drivers from companies across the state to compete and showcase their professional truck driving skills. Drivers can compete in one of the following nine classes for the event: straight truck, three-axle, four-axle, five-axle, step van, five-axle tank, five-axle flatbed, twin trailers, or sleeper berth. The general public is welcome to attend this event. You can find more information online here: https://www.motrucking.org/mota-events/mo-truck-driving-championships/.
These 15 drivers that make up Team Prime have earned their spots through competing in the 2017 Prime Truck Driving Championships. The Prime TDC is hosted in Springfield, MO over Labor Day weekend each year along with the Pride & Polish and company picnic. This event, which is also known as the Rodeo, allows drivers to showcase their driving skills on an obstacle course at the Springfield, MO Headquarters training pad. Any Prime Driver with a CDL can enter to compete against their fellow drivers. Contact the Safety Department if you have any questions about this competition.
|Driver||Division||Prime Driver Since||Fleet Manager|
|Glen Horack||Refrigerated||1996||Patricia Brewer|
|Thomas Miller||Refrigerated||1999||Steven Wray|
|Cliff Humphrey||Refrigerated||2000||Jeff Highley|
|George Shuck||Flatbed||2004||Brent Beckley|
|Don Cook||Refrigerated||2007||John Blomberg|
|Anthony Eck||Refrigerated||2008||Gage Gillum|
|Buddy Gray||Refrigerated||2009||Corey Hendrickson|
|Roy Romo||Refrigerated||2010||Steven Wray|
|Robert Clevenger||Refrigerated||2011||John Sample|
|Ben Walker Jr.||Refrigerated||2011||James Wycoff|
|Jack Padilla||Flatbed||2013||Wes Willard|
|Scott Fischer||Flatbed||2013||Dennis Daniels|
|Steve Whittaker||Flatbed||2014||Brent Beckley|
|Ricardo Montilla||Refrigerated||2014||Jeff Highley|
|Ken Bebout||Refrigerated||2015||Curtis Donnelson|
Good luck to Team Prime!