Contests and
Award Programs

TXTA member companies and their drivers and technicians are eligible to participate in a variety of awards and contests through TXTA and the Safety Management Council and the Fleet Maintenance Council. These awards and contests recognize the best of the best—drivers and technicians who go above and beyond to promote safety and professionalism, as well as individuals who exemplify a strong dedication to the trucking industry. To learn more about the many contests and awards offered through TXTA, please click on the award name below. There you will find additional details on eligibility, the nominations process and pertinent dates and locations. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Lance Shillingburg lance@texastrucking.com.


Photo of Distinguished Safety Recipients

Distinguished Safety Award recipients from left to right: 2019 Recipient Gene Davis, 2007 Recipient Dennis Bonner, 2021 Honorary Recipient Lance Shillingburg, 2012 Recipient Tom Hartman, 2017 Recipient Ed Brady, 2018 Recipient Chad Hall and 2013 TXTA Driver of the Year Gary Babbitt. Photo credit Tyler Schmitt.