Alan Worster, of Eros, was named the best professional truck driver in Louisiana after winning the three-axle competition and receiving the highest overall score in the nine competing categories at the 2011 Louisiana Truck Driving Championships.

The annual event is sponsored by Louisiana Motor Transport Association.

Worster, who drives for Brookshire Grocery Company, now qualifies to compete in the American Trucking Associations’ National Truck Driving Championships Tuesday to Friday in Orlando, Fla.

Around 400 drivers from all 50 states will take part in the competition.