Timeline

 
 

13 March 2018

Nomination Period OPens

Employers and credentialing institutions (CDL schools) are able to view and download the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence nomination packet. Once completed, they will send to nominations@fastport.com for consideration.

22-23 August 2018

Top 10 Recognized, Final 3 Announced

To honor all of the finalists, FASTPORT will host the Transition Trucking nominees and nominators at the George W. Bush Library and Museum as well as the Great American Trucking Show the following morning. At GATS, the Final 3 will be announced on stage. 

 

 

30 June 2018

Nomination Period Ends

Nominators are able to submit their final completed packets to nominations@fastport.com (up to 5 drivers nominated total). They will receive a confirmation of receipt for each nomination packet received. 

1 October - 1 November 2018

Public Voting Begins

Video footage of the Dallas events and interviews with the Final 3 will be posted on the transitiontrucking.org website for the general public to view and vote on. This voting is an important determiner for the Selection Committee as they make their ultimate choice for the next Transition Trucking award winner.

 

 

20 July 2018

Top 10 Announced

The pool of candidates will be combed through to determine the Top 10 finalists who will go on to the Selection Committee. The finalists with the best testimonials, essay portion and supplemental materials will move on to this next step.

14 December 2018

Winner Announcement

The Final 3, along with industry professionals, military officials and media outlets, will gather at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the Hall of Flags to hear the final award announcement. The winner will drive away in the Kenworth T680 truck and start on the road toward an entreprenuerial career.