Deadline for Driver of the Year contests extended

Updated Nov 28, 2018

The Truckload Carriers Association, along with Truckers News and Overdrive and are seeking nominations for the 2018 driver of the year contests for company drivers and owner-operators. The contests are sponsored by Cummins and Love’s Travel Stops.

The deadline to submit nominations has been extended to Friday, Nov. 16. Contest rules and nomination forms can be found here.

Each contest will award the winner with $25,000.

The Company Driver of the Year contest sets out to recognize 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 is meant to recognize 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.