Young European Truck Driver

Snow whirled around trucks and trailers dripping with icicles as the eight finalists entered the competition area at Trysil airport.

A cool winner in long johns

It was the Young European Truck Driver final of snow boots, fur hats and long johns, with Norway’s best truck driver crowned in true arctic conditions.

Scania Driver Competitions promote road safety.

Road safety high on the agenda

Skilled drivers are the single-most important asset we have for improving road safety. Scania Driver Competitions is one way of improving skills and advanced driver-support systems are another.

“Never stop continuing to learn and develop”, is Michele Sandri´s advise to colleague drivers competing in YETD.

The first winner – never stop learning

Eleven years after winning the first Scania Young European Truck Driver Competition, Michele Sandri still drives trucks as safely and fuel efficiently as possible.

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.