Van Driver of the Year

Tankersley, Barnsley | 19 July

A one-day van driver event open to Van Excellence accredited operators only – we will award an overall Van Excellence Driver of the Year and a Van Excellence Young Driver of the Year.

Operators may enter one over 30 and one under 30-year-old driver – competition places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis with spots held for the young driver category.

Entries have now closed. Read the full terms and conditions.

Tasks completed on the competition day:

  • A road test – scoring drivers on driving style and economic driving.
  • Legislation test – MAC to produce questions for a paper based test
  • Risk assessment – powered by Licence Bureau
  • Defect clinic – drivers to identify defects placed on a vehicle within a workshop
  • Manoeuvring – powered by Launch Events

A presentation at the end of the day will recognise 3rd, 2nd and 1st place and also the VE Young Driver of the Year.


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*Only open to Van Excellence accredited operators. Entries are on a first come first served basis. Only one entry per company can be made for each category (under/over 30). Drivers may be expected to drive a manual van during the competition. All entries must be made by a Transport Manager on behalf of a driver.