Van Excellence Driver of the Year 2019

Ashby-de-la-Zouch | 8 June 2019

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 are now open to accredited operators only.


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 – Member Advice Centre 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

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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* Drivers must be available from 9:00 - 15:00 on Saturday 8 June. To qualify for Young Driver of the Year, you must be under 30 on 8 June 2019. 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. Please note all drivers may be asked to appear in publicity photographs and interviews after the event. Successful entries will be charged £50 per entry.