Driver Awards

Professional performance, loyalty and dedication are rewarded at Prime! How will you be recognized at Prime?

Prime is proud of our outstanding driver associates! Our driver associates are some of the most reliable and safety-conscious in the business!

We are always looking for more dedicated, hard-working and safety-conscious drivers, so if you've got what it takes to be a Prime Driver Associate, we want to talk to you!

Fill out our truck driver application or call 1-877-PRIME-JOB!

Prime Drivers are also invited to compete in the Prime Pride and Polish competition which takes place at the annual Prime Picnic in Springfield, MO. The event gives associates the ability to show off their trucks and their attention to detail. Click here to see awards!

Prime Time Certified (PTC)

IF YOU’RE ALWAYS ON TIME and take schedules and delivery times seriously, you could be Prime Time Certified (PTC)! The PTC award program recognizes driver associates who achieve continuous outstanding on-time performance throughout the year (quarterly, semi-annually, and annually). Awards include patches, belt buckles, shirts and sweaters. At the two-year level, associates receive a gold ring with one diamond. With every additional year of continuous on-time service, a diamond is added to the ring.

Contractor of the Month

IF YOU PERFORM PROFESSIONALLY IN ALL AREAS, you could be chosen as one of Prime’s prestigious "Contractors of the Month" (COM). Contractors of the Month are hand chosen by each department based on criteria such as mileage, on-time deliveries, violation-free or accident-free driving, and customer service. Drivers are nominated by their fleet managers, and one COM is chosen by every department. COM honorees receive:

  • A Personalized "Contractors of the Month" certificate, which is suitable for framing.
  • An Contractor of the Month embroidered shirt (up to $25 value) from the Prime store.
  • $100 cash
  • Automatically entry into the "Contractor of the Year" contest!

Contractor of the Year

IF YOU’RE THE VERY BEST OF THE BEST, you could be chosen as Prime’s Contractor of the Year (COY)!  Prime driver associates and in-house associates alike have great respect for the Contractor of the Year award. This once-a-year honor is bestowed on the best drivers in each division with the COY receiving a permanent display on our Hall of Fame. Drivers are chosen from among the Contractor of the Month recipients for the previous year. Honorees receive:

  • A special plaque honoring the driver's achievements, on permanent display in our Hall of Fame, located in the Millennium Building at our Springfield terminal.
  • A Personalized "Contractors of the Year" certificate, which is suitable for framing.
  • A Prime Contractor of the Year jacket
  • $1,000 Cash

Instructor of the Year

A Prime Student Driver Instructor requires a level of expertise and ability to teach others who are trying to obtain the skills necessary to pass the CDL exam.

To obtain the recognition of Instructor of the Year, exemplifies the epitome of a professional driver who helps others gain the skill set to become a safe and successful Commercial Vehicle Operator.

The Instructor Of the Year is selected by how many students they have trained to pass the CDL exam along with the percentage of his or her first time pass rate, testing scores and retention of those individuals who continue to drive at Prime for one full year.

The top 10 Instructor's are invited to a banquet, held in the spring of the following year. Of those top 10 the person who has had the best results gains the title of Instructor Of the Year.

Millionaires Program

 WHO WANTS TO BE A “MILLIONAIRE”? Prime’s Millionaires Program recognizes driver associates who have driven at least one million miles without a preventable accident. Qualifying driver associates receive a prize package and a personalized plaque displayed prominently in Prime's Hall of Fame located in the Springfield terminal. The "Gold Level", Prime's highest level of safety achievement, is awarded to those who have driven a million miles at Prime. The "Silver Level" is awarded to driver associates who have accumulated a million miles or more throughout their driving career at various carriers, including Prime.

At Prime, your success is in your hands. Remember, professional performance is noticed and recognized at Prime!  HOPE TO SEE YOU IN THE PRIME HALL OF FAME!

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