The New York State Truck Safety and Education Symposium is a successful public-private partnership, hosted by the Trucking Association of New York (TANY), the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles, the NYS Department of Transportation, the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. It is the New York State premier truck safety event, providing attendees with the latest information on issues and compliance initiatives facing the trucking industry.
The 2021 Virtual Truck Safety Symposium is now on-demand until July 5. Event and registration information are available here.
TDC was developed to promote safety on the highways through an exhibition of skill, professionalism and safe handling of a commercial motor vehicle.
Competitors participate in a written exam, pre-trip inspection exam and skills course consisting of six obstacles. Each entering driver is eligible to compete in one (1) out of nine (9) classes offered: step van, straight truck, 3-axle, 4-axle, 5-axle, flatbed, tank trailer, twin trailers and sleeper berth.
Trophies are awarded to the top three drivers in each class, rookie of the year, highest scores on the written exam and pre-trip inspection, highest overall score and the company team with the highest overall score. A team must have a minimum of three (3) competitors.
Due to continuing challenges and concerns presented by COVID-19, TANY’s Truck Driving Championships Committees has made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person 2021 event. TANY is hosting a virtual Battle of the States July 31 at 7 p.m. More information can be found here.
We look forward to seeing everyone in Syracuse June 10-11 for the 2022 in-person event!
The SuperTech Competition is New York State’s premier heavy vehicle technician event and brings together technicians to test their diagnostic abilities, hands-on problem-solving skills, determination and resolve.
The training session is taught by Master Trainer Swede Oun of O & K Truck Repairs, Ltd., certified through New York State’s Automotive Technicians Training Program, and author of numerous maintenance publications.
The competition includes both a written test and skills tests in air brakes, annual inspection procedures, coolant and DEF, cybersecurity, drive belts, electrical, engines, fasteners, hydraulics, preventative maintenance, tire analysis, and wheel end. Plaques are awarded to the top three technicians in each category as well as the overall winner. Additionally, hundreds of dollars in prizes will be awarded to the top finishers.
Due to continuing challenges and concerns presented by COVID-19, TANY’s SuperTech Committee has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 event. We look forward to seeing everyone in Syracuse June 10-11 for the 2022 event!
Currently available on demand until February 19, 2021.
TANY’s Annual Management Conference brings together New York’s top and up-and-coming industry leaders. Full of valuable and timely educational sessions, an exhibit hall and plenty of networking opportunities, this is an event not to be missed.
In 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was successfully converted to an online platform including a virtual exhibit hall. As decisions are made regarding the 2021 event, information will be posted here.