Bridgestone sponsors FTA 18-tonne Driver of the Year 24 February 2016

Bridgestone Tyres has agreed to sponsor the FTA (Freight Transport Association) truck driver of the Year award in the 18-tonne category – joining Mercedes Benz Trucks, which is sponsoring the 44-tonne contest.

2016 sees FTA introducing three contests celebrating the skills and abilities of professional drivers across freight and logistics – the 18-tonne, 44-tonne and van driver of the year contests.

All of the competitions will run at at Mercedes-Benz, Wentworth Park, Barnsley, from 12—14 July 2016.

“Bridgestone is always keen to recognise these hard working professionals who make the commercial motoring industry so great,” comments John Folliss, Bridgestone Tyres commercial sales & marketing director, North Europe.

“As the world’s largest tyre manufacturer, we pride ourselves on serving society with superior quality, and there are so many professional drivers who do likewise for their own companies, employers and customers,” he adds.

To nominate a driver for the 2016 FTA Driver of the Year competition –go to:

Brian Tinham

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Bridgestone UK Ltd
Freight Transport Association Ltd
Mercedes-Benz UK Ltd

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