Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Dave Watson

FedEx Freight
New York – Twins Class

Dave will be making his third NTDC appearance as New York’s representative in the Twins class. He was the 2015 New York Rookie of the Year, winning a Tank Truck title on his first attempt. Dave has been a professional driver for 32 years, including 15 with FedEx Freight in Newburgh. During his career, he has driven more than 2.1 million miles without ever having an accident. He points to his father as an inspiration for his work ethic and teaching him to treat people how you want to be treated. When he is not at work, Dave enjoys gardening, riding motorcycles and spending time with his girlfriend Susan. He has two daughters, Brittany and Marissa, and a grandson, Bryce (7). Dave lives in Glen Spey, New York.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Dave Watson
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Driver Information

Hometown: Glen Spey, N.Y.
Career Years Driving: 32
Years With FedEx: 15
Safe Driving Miles: 2.1 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category  
2015 Tank Truck  
2016 Tank Truck