LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas Highway Police corporal has won the North American Grand Champion award at an international safety inspector competition.
The department says Cpl. Derek Canard won the competition that involves the inspection of commercial vehicles for safety. The event was held Aug. 19-23 in Salt Lake City.
Canard is assigned to Arkansas Highway Police District 2, which includes north-central Arkansas.
Canard competed with 52 other roadside inspectors from across North America in the event.