OTA looking for best driver in Ontario

TORONTO, (May 7, 2003) — The Ontario Trucking Association is requesting nominations for the 2003 OTA/Volvo Trucks Canada Driver of the Year, which will be named at the association’s annual convention in November. The Deadline for entries is October 1, 2003

Eligible drivers must be regularly employed or contracted by an OTA member for the last five years with no preventable collisions. The ideal candidate must exhibit an exemplary driving record, extends courtesy to other road users, and puts road safety before all else.

The judges value evidence of a nominee’s active participation in programs and initiatives pertaining to highway safety, including committees, truck driving championships, driver training programs, first-aid courses and activities of a similar nature.

The winning driver receives a keepsake trophy engraved with the recipient’s name and a $300 cheque courtesy of Volvo Trucks Canada Inc.

For an entry form or more information, please contact OTA’s Rebecka Torn at 416/249-7401 Ext. 224, or rtorn@ontruck.org.

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