Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Carlos Chavarriaga

FedEx Freight
New Jersey – 1st place Tank Truck Class

Carlos won the Tank Truck title at the New Jersey TDC to qualify for his second straight NTDC. He won the New Jersey Step Van title in 2015. A professional driver for 16 years – five of them with FedEx Freight in South Newark – Carlos has logged more than 1 million safe-driving miles. He has received safe-driving awards the past four years. Carlos is from a long line of professional drivers and points to both his grandfather and father as being an inspiration. Away from work, he enjoys playing drums and spending time with family. Carlos and his wife Catherine have a son, Nico (3). The Chavarriaga family lives in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Carlos Chavarriaga
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  • FedEx Freight

Driver Information

Hometown: Elizabeth, N.J.
Career Years Driving: 16
Years With FedEx: 5
Safe Driving Miles: 1 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category  
2015 Step Van