Company Driver of the Year contest opens; winner gets $25,000

Updated Sep 18, 2018
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Two truck drivers will be $25,000 richer if they are chosen drivers of the year in a search by the Truckload Carriers Association, and Truckers News and its sister publication Overdrive.

Nominations opened today for the 2018 Company Driver of the Year and 2018’s Owner-Operator of the Year. The contests are sponsored by Cummins and Love’s Travel Stops. Each contest will award the winner with $25,000.

The Company Driver of the Year contest honors company drivers who are reliable and safe. The contest is open to any company driver employed by an over-the-road carrier who has safely driven one million consecutive, accident-free miles. A company driver must be nominated by the motor carrier by which he/she is currently employed and must have been employed by and driving for his/her current trucking company employer for the past three years.

The Owner-Operator of the Year contest recognizes owner-operators who operate safely and promote the industry, as well as run their businesses successfully.

The finalists in each contest will receive a trip to TCA’s annual meeting March 10-12 at the Wynn in Las Vegas, where the winners will be announced. Each of the finalists will receive $2,500.

Contest rules and nomination forms can be found here.