IMPORTANT

Nominations for this award close 5 March 2020 and will not be accepted after the closing date.

No components of the prize package are transferable.

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Nominate: National Professional Driver of the Year

Conditions of Entry

In submitting this nomination, the person making the nomination affirms they have complied with the following conditions of entry:

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Nominees for the award must be full-time professional employee drivers or truck owner/operators currently working as a local, medium or long-distance driver.

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Nominations can be made by anyone, but self-nominations will not be accepted.

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A minimum of 7 years continuous experience as a professional driver.

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A good driving record with a demonstrated focus on safety, attested to by a copy of a road agency traffic record that must be submitted with the nomination.

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One or more signed references from authoritative sources, such as the nominee’s fleet manager or chief executive must accompany the nomination.

Nominations for this award close 5 March 2020 and will not be accepted after the closing date.

Selection Criteria

This section is an integral part of the judging process. The ATA along with the National Trucking Awards Judging Panel encourage and urge nominators to provide detailed responses to each section and to pay close attention to the requirements for supporting documents and files.

Personal Attributes & Work Experience

  • Describe the person’s character, personality and interests
  • Career History – list employers, years served, and position held

Demonstrated Professionalism

  • A high degree of pride in their personal presentation and their vehicle’s presentation.
  • A high degree of skill and experience in freight handling relevant to their field.
  • A professional attitude towards their job, their customers and the industry as a whole.
  • A strong interest in furthering the professional image of the industry, as demonstrated by their actions and interests.

Supporting Documents and Files

Nominations must be accompanied by a good quality, electronic photograph that can be used for publicity purpose

Nominations must include one or more references from authoritative sources, such as the nominee’s fleet manager or chief executive.

Nominations must include a copy of a road agency traffic record

Prize

The winner will receive $5,000 cash and will also be hosted to attend Trucking Australia the following year, including the ATA Foundation Sponsors’ Gala Awards Dinner.

 

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  • Nominee Information

  • Nominator Information

  • Personal Attributes and Work Experience

  • Demonstrated Professionalism

  • Supporting Documents and Files

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