Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

David Watson

FedEx Freight
New York – 1st place Tank Truck Class

David won his second consecutive Tank Truck title at the New York TDC to qualify for a return to the NTDC. He was the 2015 New York Rookie of the Year, winning a Tank Truck title on his first attempt. David has been a professional driver for 31 years including 14 with FedEx Freight in Newburgh. During his career, he has driven more than 2 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, David enjoys gardening, riding motorcycles and spending time with his girlfriend Susan. He has two daughters, Brittany and Marissa, and a grandson, Bryce (6). David lives in Glen Spey, New York.

  • FedEx Freight Driver David Watson
  • The Chairman's Challenge
  • FedEx Freight

Driver Information

Hometown: Glen Spey, N.Y.
Career Years Driving: 31
Years With FedEx: 14
Safe Driving Miles: 2 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category  
2015 Tank Truck