Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
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  • FedEx Freight Truck

Dan Thompson

FedEx Freight
Alabama – 3-Axle Class Champion

Dan qualified to join the elite FedEx Aces team with his fifth Alabama TDC title. He captured the 3-Axle title, the third different class he has now won. He previously won the Twins class (2011, 2013 and 2015) and last year won the Straight Truck class and was named Grand Champion. A member of the Alabama Trucking Association’s Road Team, Dan has driven more than 3 million miles without ever having an accident. Based in Mobile, Dan has been recognized as a member of the Master President’s Safety Team at FedEx Freight. He has driven professionally for 37 years, including 30 with FedEx Freight. In his free time, he enjoys coaching chess at Spanish Fort Elementary. Dan and his wife Susan have three children, Paul, Brad and Sarah. The Thompson family lives in Spanish Fort, Alabama.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Dan Thompson
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Driver Information

Hometown: Spanish Fort, Ala.
Career Years Driving: 37
Years With FedEx: 30
Safe Driving Miles: 3 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category  
2011 Twins  
2013 Twins  
2015 Twins  
2016 Straight Truck