Search On: Do You Have a Driver of the Year or Truck Hero in Your Fleet?

Truck drivers literally keep our industry rolling. Now, it’s time for you to help us tell the stories of the best drivers in your fleet!

OTA launched the search and is accepting applications for either the 2019 Volvo Trucks Canada-OTA Driver of the Year Award or the OTA-Bridgestone Truck Hero Award.

Each year the Driver of the Year 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 winner receives a keepsake plaque and a cheque courtesy of Volvo Trucks Canada.

The prize also includes a trip to the OTA Convention in Toronto in November. Winners will also be eligible for next year’s national CTA Driver of the Year contest.

Click here to download a nomination form: 2019-OTA nomination-form_public

Be sure to check out the YouTube links below to see what kind of driver is ‘Driver of The Year’ material.

OTA is also searching for a brave Ontario truck driver or owner-operator who has demonstrated courage, quick thinking and integrity in the face of emergency or as part of his duties on the road. The winner of the OTA-Bridgestone Truck Hero Award will also be honoured at the OTA annual convention and presented with a cash prize.

Please see the following link for rules and regulations and to nominate a driver or owner-operator for this award: 2019-Bridgestone-Ontario-Truck-Hero-Application_public

See below for videos of the most recent Truck Hero winner.

The deadline to send applications for both the Driver of the Year and Truck Hero awards is April 26, 2019. You can print out and mail the nomination form to 555 Dixon Road, Toronto, M9W 1H8; fax to 1-866-713-4188 or fill out and scan the.pdf and email to

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