Paul Emerson
Paul Emerson, the 2017-18 NTTC Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year, accumulated more than 2 million accident-free miles in his 47-year career.

NTTC taking nominations for 2018-19 Driver of the Year

National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) recently opened nominations for the sixth Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year Contest.

This award honors the tank truck drivers who serve our industry with the safest, most reliable transportation of liquid and dry bulk commodities. Application materials for the 2018–19 Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year Contest are available for download here.

The 2017–18 Driver of the Year video recognizes last year’s finalists’ commitment to safety and passion for the tank truck industry. The Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year Program was established to recognize true excellence like this within the professional tank truck driver community.

It’s part of our mission to champion safety and success in both the tank truck community and the people we serve.

NTTC’s Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year Grand Champions:

  • 2013-14 – James Starr, Groendyke Transport
  • 2014-15 – Bobby Weller, Hahn Transportation Inc.
  • 2015-16 – Darryl Nowell, Eagle Transport  
  • 2016-17 – Todd Stine, Carbon Express
  • 2017-18 – Paul Emerson, Foodliner. Inc.


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