Young European Truck Driver


Many champions crowned, more to come

Scania Driver Competitions 2014 is now in full swing, with new national champions already crowned in nine countries, including China, Russia and France.

The winner Yu Zhou achieved perfect scores in both the ‘Knock the King’ and ‘Super Z’ events.

Young Chinese driver’s focus pays off – again

Winning the Chinese final of Scania Driver Competitions is becoming a habit for Yu Zhou.


Tough competition in truck drivers’ paradise

This year’s Truckstar Festival took place in Assen, the Netherlands, and was host to the Young European Truck Drivers (YETD) final for Belgium and the Netherlands on 26-27 July. A perfect venue for the competition, some 60,000 truck fanatics flocked there during the weekend to see and experience some of the most impressive trucks in the world.

Sergey Titkin, winner of Russian national YETD final.

Rental truck behind success

Sergey Titkin prepared for his participation in the Young European Truck Driver competition thoroughly by renting a Scania truck from a local dealer. He will represent Russia in the European final in April 2015.

Michal Kyral, Roman Kůřil and Petr Kopecký on the podium.

Winner on new ground

In the Czech Republic, top place in the national final of the Young European Truck Driver competition went to Michal Kyral. His win coincided with Scania’s celebrating 20 years in the country and the inauguration of a new service point.

YETD 2014 Final Spain

Road safety – a matter of competitiveness

A recent study about road safety in Spain shows that poor cargo securing is one of the most common causes for accidents involving heavy vehicles. The cargo securing part of the Spanish YETD national final was therefore of particular interest.