3379Some 26 finalists will be competing in Sweden today for the Scania Young European Truck Driver Competition 2015, which demonstrates that professionally-trained drivers perform better in all driving circumstances. Qualification rounds will test drivers on fuel economy driving, defensive driving, walk-around checks before driving, manoeuvring, and knowledge of load securing, first aid and the effects of drugs and drowsiness on driving. Starting tomorrow, the IRU, as an official partner and jury member, is organising and monitoring the Load Securing leg of the Final.

For all those attending the event, make sure to tag your Instagram photos and Tweets #ScaniaYETD. Everyone else is invited to follow the online live webcast of the Final round this Saturday 25 April 2015 at 13:50 CET, to see drivers compete in Fight the Fire, Knock the King and Super Z.

For more information, visit iru.org