Calling Highway Heroes, Top Drivers & Road Knights Nominees


The Ontario Trucking Association routinely honours truck drivers who make a real difference at their companies,  in their industry and within their communities.

OTA has several awards and programs to recognize these individuals and we are beginning to collect a list of nominees from our member carriers. Please don’t delay and nominate a worthy truck driver, or a few, for any of the following:

This is a OTA Road Knight nomination year. To nominate one of your drivers for the 2015-2016 Road Knights Team, fill out this nomination form and send to Over their two-year term, Road Knights engage communities across Ontario through such things as sharing road safety tips with motorists, raising awareness of the vital role trucking plays in the economy, talking to young people about careers in trucking, and representing the trucking industry at community events, business club meetings, driver education classes, public schools, truck driving schools and to the media. Download a nomination form here.

OTA-Bridgestone Truck Hero Award. Do you have a hero in your ranks? This award is given to a brave Ontario truck driver or owner operator  who  demonstrates courage, quick thinking and integrity in the face of emergency. The winner will be honoured at the OTA annual convention at The Ritz in Toronto and presented with a cash prize. To download a nomination form with all the rules click here: 2014-Bridgestone-Ontario-Truck-Hero-Application and send to Nomination submissions are required before July 1, 2014.

OTA-Volvo Trucks Canada Driver of the Year: Each year this award goes to a professional transport driver who has a collision-free driving record and is an exemplary truck driver both on and off the road. The Ontario Driver of the Year receives a keepsake plaque and a cheque courtesy of Volvo Trucks Canada. The prize also includes a trip to the OTA Convention in Toronto for the driver and a guest where the award will be presented. Winners will be eligible for next year’s national Driver of the Year contest.

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