North Dakota - 1st place 5-Axle
Robert earned a berth at the NTDC by winning the North Dakota 5-Axle title. A professional driver for 11 years – all of them with FedEx Express in Grand Forks – he has more than 800,000 accident-free miles to his credit and is a six-year safe driver. His key to that safety record is to always be vigilant. Robert describes himself as easygoing, caring and passionate. He enjoys reading in his spare time. He and his wife Valerie have five children: Nathan, Matthew, Emily, Joshua and Noah. The Bensons live in Grand Forks, N.D.