Contests and Awards
Whenever possible, the Truckload Carriers Association offers recognition
and honors to spotlight the achievements of our members. These
recognition programs are some of the most respected accolades in the
trucking industry today. They represent TCA's commitment to recognizing
the very best in trucking.
Driver of the Year Contests
best company equipment drivers and owner operators are honored every
year at TCA's Annual Convention. Winners have exceptional safe driving
records, enhance the image of trucking, serve their communities, and
protect our environment.
National Fleet Safety Awards
year, TCA recognizes the safest fleets in the truckload industry based
on their company's overall organization, employee driver/independent
contractor selection procedures, training, supervision, accident
investigation, inspection, equipment maintenance, outside activities and
general highway safety. Particularly important are company efforts to
exceed state and federal requirements.
Best Fleets to Drive For
year, TCA in partnership with CarriersEdge, recognizes for-hire
carriers for providing the best work environments for their drivers.
Nominated companies are evaluated on their performance in areas such as
driver compensation, pension, and benefits; professional development;
driver and community support; and safety record.The winning companies
are recognized at TCA’s Annual Convention.
1973, Truckload Carriers Association has been helping students
associated with the truckload industry reach their dreams. Our
Scholarship Fund awards up to $6,000 per year to college junior and
seniors. Much of our program's support comes from within the truckload
family—companies and individuals who are committed to our community's
Past Chairmen's Award
highest honor, the Past Chairmen's Award, is presented annually to a
recognized industry leader who has made a significant contribution to
the truckload industry through the association and is recognized as a
successful business person and association leader.
The TCA Safety Professional of the Year - Clare C. Casey Award
TCA Safety Professional of the Year, Clare C. Casey Award, is given to
recognize a person whose actions and achievements have had a profound
and positive benefit or contribution to better safety on our highways.
This individual exemplifies leadership and demonstrates the goals of
protecting lives and property in the motor transportation industry while
serving their company, industry and the motoring public.
Trucking's Top Rookie Award
annual Trucking's Top Rookie contest is intended to increase pride and
professionalism among new drivers and promote truck driving as a career