A Canadian won the North American Inspectors Championship, a contest representing jurisdictions in the United States, Mexico and Canada. James Trombley of Alberta received the honor in Minneapolis upon completion of the Aug. 20-26 competition.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance-certified North American Standard Level I inspector won for his combined performances in six competition elements. The CVSA manages the championship, which is funded partially by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Fifty-four CVSA inspectors competed in the 15th annual championship: two from Mexico, seven from Canada and 45 from the United States. The following honors were announced:
In addition, David West of Mississippi won the John Youngblood Award, presented annually to the inspector who best demonstrates congeniality, leadership, integrity, professionalism and commitment.