Nominations open for annual Driver of the Year contests that award two drivers $25k

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Updated Aug 28, 2020
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Driver of the Year Contest Logo - TCA & Randall-ReillyIn contests co-produced by CCJ publisher Randall-Reilly, two top truck drivers will win $25,000 next March.

Applications to enter the Truckload Carriers Association’s Driver of the Year Contest are open now, through Aug. 31. Carriers can nominate their own drivers or owner-operators for consideration. For more information or to nominate a driver, visit

The competition is intended to recognize drivers with strong safety records who’ve also improved the image of trucking and served their communities. The owner-operator award also recognizes best business practices.

Cummins and Love's logos The Driver of the Year Contest is sponsored by Love’s and Cummins.

The 2020 Owner-Operator of the Year and the 2020 Company Driver of the Year will each win $25,000. Two finalists in both categories, four other drivers total, will win $2,500 each.

The six finalists will attend TCA’s annual meeting, Truckload 2021, in Nashville, Jan. 23-26, where the winners will be announced.

The Owner-Operator of the Year contest is produced by TCA and Overdrive. TCA and Truckers News produce the Company Driver of the Year contest.