Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

  • The Chairman's Challenge

Joseph Vital

FedEx Freight
Louisiana – Flatbed Class Champion

Joseph won his second Louisiana Flatbed title to qualify for a return to the NTDC. He won the same class in 2014. A veteran professional driver with 26 years of experience, Joseph has accumulated more than 1.7 million accident-free miles during his career. He has been a FedEx Freight team member for 22 years and is based in Lafayette. In his free time, Joseph enjoys riding his motorcycle as well as exercising, kickboxing and weightlifting. He is also a licensed barber. Joseph and his wife Shanan have two children, Van (25) and Jori (15). The Vital family resides in Port Allen, Louisiana.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Joseph Vital


  • FedEx Freight

Driver Information

Hometown: Port Allen, La.
Career Years Driving: 25
Years With FedEx: 22
Safe Driving Miles: 1.7 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category 
2014 Flatbed