Three New Penn Motor Express truck drivers have won state competitions and will compete in national championships in August.
The three are Will Chrvala of Reading (four-axle class), Rich Gagnon of Providence, R.I., (five-axle class) and Rich Walton of Camp Hill (twin trailers class), according to New Penn's online newsletter.
The National Truck Driving Championships will be held in Columbus, Ohio, from Aug. 3-7.
Will Chrvala, New Penn city driver from Pennsylvania placed second in the 4-Axle Class. Additionally, Mr. Chrvala won the Vehicle Condition Award for pre-trip inspections, an award only given to one driver in the entire competition. Chrvala has been in the transportation industry for the past 37 years and has been with New Penn for the past 8 years. He is a twelve-time Pennsylvania State Champion and two-time National Champion in 1995 and 1998.