Thursday, 24 September 2015 GMT
Author: Staveley Head
Inspired by September’s Truck Driver Appreciation Week in the US, we thought it was about time our UK truckers were celebrated too.
That’s why, in partnership with Trucking Magazine and Truckstop News, we’re launching our first EVER #TruckerOfTheYear competition to find the UK’s most awesome HGV driver!
How to enter
You can nominate yourself, a friend, a family member or a colleague telling us why they deserve to be named ‘Trucker of the Year’ in either of the following ways:
- Replying to us on Twitter using the hashtag #TruckerOfTheYear
- Commenting on our Facebook Posts or posting to our Page
We’ll announce THREE weekly winners every Friday from 9th October and our overall Trucker of the Year on 30th October.
As well as the chance to claim the coveted ‘Trucker of the Year’ title, each week we’ll be picking three winners to receive:
- Annual Magazine Subscription: your choice of annual subscription to Trucking Magazine, Truckstop News, Classic Truck, Vintage Road Scene, Classic Van and Pick-up OR Classic and Vintage Commercial
- Truck Test Yearbook
- Memory Lane Transport Café Book
- ‘Trucker of the Year’ Competition Fleece
‘Trucker of the Year’ Grand Prize
- £150 Virgin Experience Days Gift Card: to spend on weekend retreats, spa days, football stadium tours, supercar drives and more
- ‘Trucker of the Year’ Magazine Feature: interview and feature in Trucking Magazine announcing them as the 2015 Trucker of the Year
Good luck! We can’t wait to see all of your nominations and celebrate the nation’s truckers!
About Trucking Magazine
Trucking magazine offers readers editorial covering all aspects of the road transport business. Written by experienced industry professionals, each issue includes the latest news concerning the industry, operators and drivers; honest and credible road tests of the latest trucks; profiles on key hauliers; free legal advice; and reports on the most interesting road haulage operations from around the globe. They also celebrate the lighter side of the industry, along with detailed articles on classic vehicles and marques, truck show reports and much, much more.
About Truckstop News
Truckstop News is a paper dedicated to truck drivers. Available every fortnight for free at truck stops around the country, it offers drivers the latest road transport news, commercial vehicle reviews, truckers' gear, show reports, entertainment reviews and a host of games and puzzles to help drivers while away their break time.
Competition Terms & Conditions
By participating in the Promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions; any breach of these Terms & Conditions by a winner may result in the forfeiture of their prize. In the event of any dispute regarding the Promotion and/or these Terms & Conditions the decision of Staveley Head Limited shall be final.
The Promotion is only open to UK residents, aged over 18 excluding employees of the Promoter and all those professionally associated with this Promotion. The Promoter reserves the right to ask entrants for verification, including but not limited to: address; proof of residency; age and name. No purchase necessary. One entry per person.
To be considered a valid entry, the nominee will need to follow the given instructions on Facebook and Twitter.
The winning entries will be chosen by Staveley Head Limited.
Entry for the Promotion opens on 01.10.15 and closes on 29.10.15 (the “Promotional Period”). Participants must submit their entries before 23:59 BST on the closing date. Weekly winners will be selected at 12:00 each Friday. Weekly entries must be submitted by 11:00 each Friday to qualify for weekly entry. The grand prize winner will be announced on or after 30.10.15.
The winners will be notified via the channel they entered and must respond to the communication within 3 days or the prizes will be offered to another entrant.
The winners may be requested to take part in the publicity of this Promotion. By participating in this Promotion you grant us permission to use your name and likeness for advertising and future promotional purposes without additional compensation.
The Promoter accepts no responsibility for system errors or other issues that may result in a disruption to the Promotion including disruption to the Facebook or Twitter platforms. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter.
The decision of the Promoter is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, terminate or suspend this promotion at any time.
Spammers will be disqualified and be considered ineligible to enter. Any entry will be void if the Promoter deems it incomplete, illegible or it has been made by an ineligible person.
You understand that you are providing your information to Staveley Head Limited. The information you provide will only be used for communications related to this Promotion.
By participating in this Promotion, you agree to release, discharge and hold the Promoter harmless from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind resulting from your participation in this Promotion or use of any prize awarded (save that nothing shall limit Staveley Head Limited liability for fraud, or for death or personal injury caused by negligence).
Prize Terms & Conditions
All prizes are as stated, there is no cash alternative and the prizes are non-transferable.
Virgin Experience Days Gift Card
Standard Gift Card T&Cs apply. Must be redeemed within 12 months. Name, email and address details must be supplied to Staveley Head in order to claim prize.
‘Trucker of the Year’ Magazine Feature
Interview will be conducted in November 2015 via email and published in the January 2016 issue of Trucking Magazine. Winner will be required to supply an image of themselves for use alongside the feature. Name, email and address details must be supplied to Staveley Head & Kelsey Media in order to claim prize.
Annual Magazine Subscription
Each winner will receive a 12 months’ subscription of their choice of Trucking Magazine (13 issues), Truckstop News (25 issues), Classic Truck (12 issues), Vintage Road Scene (12 issues), Classic Van and Pick-up (12 issues) OR Classic and Vintage Commercial (12 issues). Name, email and address details must be supplied to Kelsey Media in order to claim prize.
Truck Test Yearbook & Memory Lane Transport Café Book
Name, email and address details must be supplied to Kelsey Media in order to claim prize.
‘Trucker of the Year’ Fleece
Name, email and address details must be supplied to Staveley Head in order to claim prize. Sizes are subject to availability.