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Printer-Friendly Winner Profile - Duane Staveness


FedEx Freight
Wisconsin - 1st place 5-Axle


Duane will be returning to the NTDC after winning his second Wisconsin state title – this one in the 5-Axle class. A 22-year professional driver, he has racked up more than 1.4 million safe-driving miles during his 15-year career with FedEx Freight in Mauston. Duane stresses patience and courtesy to other motorists because “it will keep everyone safe on the highways.” Away from his truck, he enjoys remodeling homes, mechanics, hunting and family outings. Duane and his wife Kelly have four children: Justin, Elizabeth, Amanda and Daniel. The Staveness family lives in Portage, Wis.