Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Express Truck

Jim Kohr

FedEx Express
New York – 1st place 5-Axle Class

With a win in the 5-Axle Class at the New York TDC, Jim has qualified to become a member of the elite FedEx Aces team. Jim has also won four Straight Truck titles, and this year marks his third consecutive state championship. A 30-year veteran driver, all with FedEx Express and based in Rochester, Jim has driven more than 1 million miles without ever having an accident. Away from work, he enjoys playing golf and traveling. He points out carpentry and teaching as two of his hidden talents. Jim and his wife of 34 years, Lesa, are the parents of three children: Nicole, Melanie and Kyle. The Kohr family lives in North Chili, New York.

  • FedEx Express Driver Jim Kohr
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  • FedEx Express

Driver Information

Hometown: North Chili, N.Y.
Career Years Driving: 30
Years With FedEx: 30
Safe Driving Miles: 1 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category  
2015 Straight Truck  
2014 Straight Truck  
2010 Straight Truck  
2009 Straight Truck