Driver of the Month

Driver of the Month Nomination Form


  • Rules:
  • All nominees must have been a driver for NTA member companies.
  • Nominees must be a resident of Nebraska or report to a Nebraska-based terminal.
  • Nominees must have a minimum of five years of experience, the past two years with the present employer.
  • You may nominate as many drivers as you wish.
  • A copy of a recent MVR must accompany this form.
  • A driver may receive the award only once in any contest year (September-August). He or she may be re-nominated in any subsequent year.
  • Once submitted, driver nominations remain active for four months. Nominees not selected within that time may be renominated for future consideration.
  • Feel free to attach letters, news clippings or other supporting documents about the driver’s heroism or courtesy on the highway, volunteer activities, contributions to family, employer and community.
  • NTA notifies both the nominating company and the driver when the nomination is successful.
  • The NTA Truck Driver of the Year is selected from among the 12 Drivers of the Month and announced at the Fall Conference.

    Please contact Lea Fortin if you have any questions: lea@nebtrucking.com or call 402-476-8504 ext. 105

Our Past Winners


2018 February Driver of the Month – Larry Sorenson, Orthman Logistics

2018 January Driver of the Month – Greg McLain, Orthman Logistics

2017 Driver of the Year – Richard Boyd, Crete Carrier Corporation

2017 December Driver of the Month – Juan Rodriguez-Severin, Grand Island Express

2017 November Driver of the Month – John Putney, Greater Omaha Express

2017 October Driver of the Month – Steven McCreary, Williams Transportation, Inc.

2017 September Driver of the Month – Chris Paulson, Grand Island Express, Inc.

2017 August Driver of the Month – Brian Allen, Grand Island Express, Inc.

2017 July Driver of the Month – Aaron Schreckengost, Fremont Contract Carriers, Inc.

2017 June Driver of the Month – Tom Galvin, American Ag Transport, LLC.

2017 May Driver of the Month – Tim Anderson, ABF Freight

2017 April Driver of the Month – Kenneth White, Transportation Specialists, Limited

2017 March Driver of the Month – Paul Hanson, Alpha Mail Carrier

2017 February Driver of the Month – Eric Bauman, Grand Island Express

January 2017 Driver of the Month – Butch Henderson, Crete Carrier Corporation

2016 Driver of the Year – Doug Ayers, Crete Carrier Corporation

December 2016 Driver of the Month – Jeremy Mentzer, Crete Carrier Corporation

November 2016 Driver of the Month – Grover ‘JR’ Camp, Grand Island Express

October 2016 Driver of the Month – Richard Boyd, Crete Carrier Corporation

September 2016 Driver of the Month – John Wendelin, Sadoff and Rudoy Transport, LLC

August 2016 Driver of the Month – Keith Carter, Jr., Crete Carrier Corporation

July 2016 Driver of the Month – Neal Swisher, WalMart Transportation

June 2016 Driver of the Month – George Easton, Orthman Logistics

May 2016 Driver of the Month – Bradley Leibhart, Orthman Logistics

April 2016 Driver of the Month – Jeff Keifer, Grand Island Express

March 2016 Driver of the Month – Buddy Moore, Orthmam Logistics

February 2016 Driver of the Month – Steve Hays, Grand Island Express