19 March 2019
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 email@example.com for consideration.
22-23 August 2019
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.
25 June 2019
Nomination Period Ends
Nominators are able to submit their final completed packets to firstname.lastname@example.org (up to 5 drivers nominated total). They will receive a confirmation of receipt for each nomination packet received.
1 October - 1 November 2019
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.
23 July 2019
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.
6 December 2019
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 entrepreneurial career.