Wanted: Road Knight in Shining Chrome
TORONTO — The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is looking for nominations for 2015-2016 Road Knights.
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 trucking’s role 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. To nominate a driver, you can download the nomination form here and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The OTA is also taking nominations for its OTA-Bridgestone Truck Hero Award and OTA-Volvo Trucks Canada Driver of the Year.
The OTA-Bridgestone Truck Hero 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 honored 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 email@example.com. Deadline to nominate a driver for this award is July 1, 2014.
OTA-Volvo Trucks Canada Driver of the Year is given to a professional transport driver who has a collision-free driving record and is an exemplary truck driver both on and off the road every year. 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. To download a nomination form, click here: 2014-nomination-form. Deadline to nominate a driver for this award July 15, 2014.