Nominate a Deserving Driver for 2020 Driver of the Year Contests


Alexandria, Virginia:

Do you know of a company driver who has been employed by an over-the-road carrier for three years and has safely driven one-million consecutive, accident-free miles?

Or an owner-operator who owns no more than five power units, drives full-time, and gives to their community?

Nominate up to five professional truck drivers for the 2020 Company Driver of the Year Contest and/or 2020 Owner Operator of the Year Contest by August 31.

The contests are made possible by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA), its partners Overdrive Magazine and The annual contests, sponsored by Love’s Travel Stops of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Cummins Inc. of Columbus, Indiana, recognize the top owner operators and company drivers in the U.S. and Canada who provide reliable and safe truck transportation in moving the nation’s goods.

New this year! The nomination form has been significantly shortened for ease of completion. As in years past, the driver, nor the carrier they’re employed by or leased to, have to be a member of TCA.

The 2019 Driver of the Year Contests’ winners were awarded during Truckload 2020: Orlando. The Company Driver of the Year award was presented to Don Lewis of Republic, Missouri, who drives for Wilson Logistics, of Springfield, Missouri. The 2019 Owner Operator of the Year was presented to Kevin Kocmich of Litchfield, Minnesota, who is leased to Diamond Transportation System, Inc. of Racine, Wisconsin. Both drivers received a $25,000 cash prize for their achievements.

Runners-up in both categories will receive checks for $2,500.

To nominate a deserve driver, or to learn more about the contests, visit

View photos and updates from Truckload 2020: Orlando by following the hashtag #2020TCA on social media networks.