The American Trucking Associations’ National Truck Driving + Step Van Contests head to Columbus, Ohio this year to determine which state has the industry’s best professional truck drivers. Contestant from all 50 states have run the gauntlet of company and state competitions to earn the right to compete against the nation’s best, competing in one of nine classes, including straight truck, tanker, twin trailers, sleeper, flatbed and step van, etc. The team from Alabama is led by Alabama Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion Mark Knight of AAA Cooper Transportation. Read more about him and the rest of Alabama’s team here. For more information on the national competition click here.