Trooper Schoen Wins Nebraska Inspector Championships

(Grand Island, Neb.)- Nebraska State Patrol Trooper Aaron Schoen #426 took first place honors at the Nebraska Inspector Championships held June 5-6 in Grand Island.

An 11-year veteran of the Nebraska State Patrol, Trooper Schoen is stationed in Nebraska City and assigned to the Carrier Enforcement Division. The Nebraska Inspector Championships is held each June as part of the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships. The competition consists of a personal interview, a table top exercise and various hands-on inspections.

Trooper Schoen will now represent Nebraska in the North American Inspector Championships (NAIC) in St. Louis, MO., August 10-14. During the NAIC, inspectors from across North America are tested in a series of timed events in which they will demonstrate their knowledge of the North American Standard Inspection Program. In addition to the competition, each inspector receives training on the latest safety information, technology, standards and inspection procedures.

The NAIC is held in conjunction with the American Trucking Association (ATA) National Truck Driving Championships. ###