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AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Each year, FTA’s Safety Management Council (SMC) celebrates fleets, drivers, and safety professionals for their commitment to safety on the roads through the SMC Awards program. Categories include the Fleet Safety Awards, Safety Professional of the Year, Drivers of the Month, and the Driver of the Year. The SMC also presents the Herman Fauss Scholarship, which recognizes and rewards outstanding high school academic performance and overall involvement in community affairs by children and grandchildren of commercial vehicle drivers in Florida.

 

Driver of the Month/Year

Nominees for the Driver of the Month/Year Award must be employed by or contracted to a member company of Florida Trucking Association, and must have been continuously so employed or contracted for a least one (1) year prior to the nomination date. Nominees must also hold a valid Florida CDL. Due April 1, 2022.

Safety Professional of the Year

The object of this program is to advance standards of excellence for truck fleet safety professionals. The award winner will be honored with a special plaque and ring. Due April 1, 2022.

Fleet Safety Awards

Entries for the Fleet Safety Award must be a member company of Florida Trucking Association and must have an active terminal in the state during the competition period. Due April 1, 2022.

Herman Fauss Scholarship

The Herman Fauss Scholarship was established by the FTA Safety Management Council to recognize and reward outstanding high school academic performance and overall involvement in community affairs by children and grandchildren of commercial vehicle drivers in Florida. Eligible 2022 graduating high school seniors are the child or grandchild of a full-time commercial vehicle driver: employed for at least one year from this application date by a current, dues-paying member of Florida Trucking Association, and dispatched from a Florida terminal. Due April 5, 2022.