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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 7-9, 2025, and join us for Safety Symposium '24! Information and Registration will be linked here when available.

    Safety Symposium 2024

      Truck Driving Championships 2024

      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, tank trailer, twin trailers, flatbed 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 June 6-7, 2025 for TDC ’25 in Syracuse, NY!

      New eligibility requirements for 2025 will be linked here when available.

      Congratulations to our 2024 TDC winners!!

      • Grand Champion: Mark McLean, FedEx Freight, Inc.
      • Team Trophy: FedEx Express
      • Mike Guanciale Written Exam Award: James Kohr, FedEx Express
      • Pre-trip Inspection Award: Fransisco Carvajal, FedEx Ground
      • Rookie of the Year: Moises Romero, Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages*
      • Ray Dagostino Award: Jim Reed, FedEx Corporation

      Class Winners (score)

      • Step Van: 1st: Ariel Abreu, FedEx Freight, Inc. (302)
      • Straight Truck: 1st: James Kohr, FedEx Express (380)
      • 3-Axle: 1st: Mark McLean, FedEx Freight, Inc. (423)
      • 4-Axle: 1st: Davin Strong, FedEx Freight, Inc. (353)
      • 5-Axle: 1st: Randy Swart, FedEx Express (392)
      • Tank Trailer: 1st: Zack Bourque, Wegmans Food Markets (387)
      • Twin Trailers: 1st: John Jadrossich, FedEx Freight, Inc. (298)
      • Flatbed: 1st: Martin McMahon, RIST Transport, Ltd. (315)
      • Sleeper Berth: 1st: Robin McCaffery, Walmart Supply Chain (314)

      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.

      The competition includes a written test and skills tests in many of the following disciplines: 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 two technicians in each category as well as the overall winner. Additionally, hundreds of dollars in prizes will be awarded to the top finishers.

      Check back here for information on the next SuperTech competition!

        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 2023

          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.

          The '24 Annual Management Conference will be held on September 23-25, 2024, once again at the beautiful 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel in Clayton, NY!