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Printer-Friendly Winner Profile - Daryl Barnett


FedEx Freight
Idaho - 1st place Straight Truck

Grand Champion

Daryl will be making his third trip to the NDTC after earning the Idaho Straight Truck title. He also won the Grand Champion award this year. A professional driver for 19 years, Daryl has racked up more than 2.5 million miles without ever having had an accident. A driver for FedEx Freight in Boise, Daryl became a truck driver because of his hero, his dad, who used to take him on weekend trips as a kid. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, hiking, camping and, most of all, spending time with his grandkids. Daryl and his wife Lola have five children (Ryan, Joshua, Kyle, Holli and Michael) and five grandchildren (Cameren, Katlyn, Carter, Ashtyn and Rylee). They live in Mountain Home, Idaho.