Massachusetts – 5-Axle Sleeper Class Champion
Roland celebrates an incredible 14th appearance at NTDC this year. A ramp transport driver at the Windsor, Connecticut, facility, Roland has worked for FedEx Express for 23 years. He's logged 1.7 million accident-free miles during his 34-year professional driving career. The 2012 and 2013 National 3-Axle Champion, Roland finished second in the Flatbed class at the 2015 NTDC. In his free time, Roland enjoys flying drones and making videos for his online channel. He also serves as president of the Connecticut Professional Driver's Association. He and his wife Shirlene have two daughters, Katelin (28) and Tayler (26), and a son-in-law, Jeff. They live in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, and are expecting their first grandchild in November.
Hometown: Longmeadow, Mass.
Career Years Driving: 34
Years With FedEx: 23
Safe Driving Miles: 1.8 million
Past NTDC Appearances