DMC Insurance’s 

Driver of the Year Award

DMC Insurance values safe and reliable professional drivers in the trucking industry. To celebrate the exceptional drivers of our insureds, we host our annual DMC Driver of the Year award program. The individual honored as the DMC Driver of the Year is a driver that helps to keep our roads safe, provides exceptional service and leadership, and gives back to the community and industry.

The 2022 Driver of the Year Award submission window has closed.

The winning driver will be announced in the summer of 2022.

Winning Prizes

The winning driver will be honored with an award ceremony and appreciation event intended to be held at their home terminal.  

Additional prizes to be awarded:


  • Trophy in recognition of the award
  • $1,500 cash prize
  • Press recognition
  • DMC Driver of the Year prize package

Nominator and Company:

  • DMC prize package
  • Trophy in recognition of the award
  • Press recognition


Application Deadline








Should you have any questions, please contact Lisa Ukleja at or  317-436-4988.


1) Full-time CDL Class A or Class B driver

2) Employed by current company for the past 3 years

3) MVR Violation free for past 3 years

4) No preventable accidents for the past 3 years

5) Notable educational and/or community service activities

6) Current company must be insured by DMC Insurance 

7) Must be nominated by the motor carrier where they are currently employed

Bill Nearhoof Driver of the Year


DMC is honored to announce the selection of Bill Nearhoof of PITT OHIO as our 2021 DMC Driver of the Year! Thank you to all of our insureds and nominees that participated in this year’s program. The caliber of the nominations received made us very proud to be your transportation partners. We sincerely appreciate the effort each driver displays every day to keep our roads safe and keep our economy moving.

DMC was proud to be able to also honor the drivers and companies that ranked as top finalists in our 2021 Driver of the Year Award program. To read more about the events held in appreciation of these impressive drivers, please click here

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