Contest gives away Kenworth T680 to military veteran

Truck driver who is a veteran could win a new truck.

To boost the Trucking Transition program for U.S. veterans, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program, Kenworth and FASTPORT are sponsoring a contest to give away a fully-loaded T680.

The contest was announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week in Louisville.

The criteria for entering the contest includes:

1. A driver must be a military veteran or have served or currently serve in the National Guard or Reserve.

2. A driver must have graduated from either a PTDI-certified, or NAPFTDS or CVTA member driver training school and have a valid CDL.

3. The driver must have been employed by a trucking company who has made a hiring commitment and pledge to hire veterans on

4. The driver must have been first hired in a trucking position between Jan. 1, 2015, and June 29, 2016.

The top 10 finalists will be recognized at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Aug. 26 and the winner will be selected at the Pentagon in Washington on Dec. 16.

For more information on how to nominate a driver for the contest, visit