Federal Express drivers fare well at state championship

Three Federal Express Freight drivers who work in Grand Junction were among the top finishers at the 2015 Colorado State Truck Driving Championship.

Tyler Rogers captured the flatbed title for a second straight year. Jason Lyons placed third in the tank truck class, while Kirk Poe captured third in the straight truck class. Rogers is expected to compete at the 2015 National Truck Driving Championships set for Aug. 11 to 15 in St. Louis.

The Colorado Truck Driving Championship includes a driving skills challenge as well as a pre-trip inspection and written examination testing knowledge of federal safety regulations.