Annual Events

Truck Safety & Education Symposium

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.

Mark your calendar for April 1-3, 2024, and join us for Safety Symposium '24!

Safety Symposium 2023

Truck Driving Championships 2023

Truck Driving Championships & Step Van Competition (TDC)

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.

Join us for TDC/SuperTech '24! Details coming soon!

Congratulations to our 2023 TDC winners!!

  • Grand Champion: John Jadrossich, FedEx Freight, Inc.
  • Team Trophy: Walmart Supply Chain
  • Mike Guanciale Written Exam Award: James Kohr, FedEx Express
  • Pre-trip Inspection Award: Mark McLean, FedEx Freight, Inc.
  • Rookie of the Year: Gogal Daulton, FedEx Freight, Inc.
  • Ray Dagostino Award: Michael Mastroianni, Golub Corporation (Retired)

Class Winners (score)

  • Step Van: Patrick Collins, FedEx Express (271)
  • 3-Axle: John Jadrossich, FedEx Freight, Inc. (415)
  • 4-Axle: Marty McMahon, RIST Transport, Ltd. (380)
  • 5-Axle: Randy Merle, FedEx Freight, Inc. (292)
  • Flatbed: Randy Swart, FedEx Express (318)
  • Tanker: Matthew Benson, Dairy Farmers of America NE Logistics, Inc. (336)
  • Twin Trailers: Mark McLean, FedEx Freight, Inc. (376)
  • Sleeper Berth: David Cady, Walmart Supply Chain (259)
  • Straight Truck: James Kohr, FedEx Express (391)

The SuperTech Competition

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.

A 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, drive belts, electrical, engines, fasteners, precision measuring, preventative maintenance and tire analysis. 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.

Join us for TDC/SuperTech '24! Details coming soon!

Supertech Competition 2023

Congratulations to our 2023 SuperTech winners!!

  • Grand Champion: Kenneth Myers, Johnson Equipment Sales & Service, Inc.
  • Written Exam: Kenneth Myers, Johnson Equipment Sales & Service, Inc.
  • Annual Inspection Procedures: Joseph Catlin, Mohawk Truck, Inc.
  • Brakes: Jeremy "Bo" Colf, Regional International
  • Coolant & DEF: Kenneth Myers, Johnson Equipment Sales & Service, Inc.
  • Drive Belts: Mike Brutsch, Kenworth Northeast Group, Inc.
  • Electrical: Kenneth Myers, Johnson Equipment Sales & Service, Inc.
  • Engine: Brendan Boucher, Golub Corporation
  • Fasteners: Richard Chase, Page Trucking
  • Precision Measuring: Kurt Washburn, Tracey Road Equipment, Inc.
  • Preventative Maintenance: Jeremy "Bo" Colf, Regional International
  • Tires: Jeremy "Bo" Colf, Regional International

Jeremy Ayres Award: Brendan Boucher, Golub Corporation

Annual Management Conference 2022

Annual Management Conference

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.

This year's event will be held on September 25-27, 2023 at the beautiful 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel in Clayton, NY. Register now!