Young European Truck Driver

The Slovak final took place at the Scania dealer centre in Senec.

Just in time for Slovak YETD winner

The Slovak national champion for Scania’s Young European Truck Driver competition waited six years for glory.

Robert Baker, 32, won the Irish finals of YETD 2014.

Irish winner grew up in a truck

Robert Baker, from Tipperary, scooped the top prize at the Irish finals of Scania’s Young European Truck Driver 2014, which were held at Westward Scania’s headquarters in Strokestown.

Truly competent Scania finalists

Becoming a winner or a finalist in Scania Driver Competitions requires more than just outstanding truck or bus manoeuvring skills. The best drivers have knowledge that extends from knowing how to behave at the scene of an accident right though to being able to drive efficiently.

Bartosz Zapart, the winner of the national YETD final in Poland.

Talking to a winner

Bartosz Zapart, the winner of the national YETD final in Poland, also excelled in fuel-efficient driving. Here’s his view on the competition – and how he will prepare for the European final in April 2015.

Danish YETD champion Lars Søndergård.

Real-life experience pays off for Danish winner

Lars Søndergård’s daily routine provided him with the perfect training ground for the Scania Young European Truck Driver Competition. His focus on continually improving his skills while at work helped him to recently become Danish national champion.

Young Polish drivers with attitude

Young Polish drivers with attitude

More than 2,300 drivers from across Poland registered for the Young European Truck Driver competition. On Saturday 30 August 2014, Bartosz Zapart was crowned the winner of the national final.