The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Kenworth and FASTPORT, is asking the general public to vote on this year's top rookie veteran trucker. The winner will be awarded a new Kenworth T-680. In an effort to curb a nationwide truck driver shortage and create immediate jobs for transitioning military personnel, the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes Program, Kenworth, and FASTPORT created the "Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence" campaign in 2016. The program is part of an overall effort to inspire the hiring of more veterans, National Guard members and reservists into the trucking industry. A major part of the program is the competition to choose and honor the most deserving veteran drivers who successfully make the transition from the military to the trucking industry. Read more on Military.com.
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