Who will be the "Most passionate truck driver of Belgium"?
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
The first phase of the second edition of "Love2Truck" is over. Many candidates registered with their unique, personal and inspiring stories.
Everyone could choose their favorite via the campaign website www.love2truck.be.
The following five drivers will compete for the prestigious title 'The most passionate truck driver in Belgium': Caroline Baugniet, Ron Vaesen, Erik Leysen, Didar Omar and Danny Meertens.
5 finalists after the first round of voting
Based on the public votes from the first round, we got a top-5 of the participants with the most votes. Below is a brief overview of the five finalists (no particular order):
- Caroline Baugniet (38) comes from Aartselaar and drives for Van Dievel Transport.
- Ron Vaesen (52) comes from Dilsen-Stokkem and is employed by Withofs Transport.
- Erik Leysen lives in Retie and drives for Van Moer Logistics.
- Didar Omar is from Antwerp and works at Zuidnatie.
- Danny Meertens is from Pelt and drives for Rimatrans.
The personal stories and motivation of the five finalists can be found on the website: www.love2truck.be.
Second round until 30th of April
During the second selection round, the audience can cast an important vote for one of the finalists and thus make the difference for the finalists. Five dynamic video messages have been included to assist public opinion in their choice.
In addition to the public votes, the competition jury will judge each finalist on the following three criteria:
(1) daily motivation of the participant,
(2) efforts in the context of road safety behavior and
(3) an exceptional moment when the driver expresses his passion for has been able to demonstrate his work.
The new laureate is chosen based on the votes of the audience and the evaluation of the competition jury.
The winner will be announced on Saturday 20 June, during the big truck event "Passion4Trucks" in Brussels Kart Expo. During that event, truck drivers will be central and the profession of truck driver will be highlighted in all its facets. There is also a spectacle for young and old with, among other things, the presence of the most beautiful trucks in Belgium.
More information via www.transportmedia.be.
The winner will receive a VIP package for the Truck Grand Prix in Zolder 2020, including overnight stay, worth 725 euros. Invitation to attend the Brussels Kart Expo - Passion4Trucks on June 20, 2020. We would like to invite the media to be present at the announcement of the "Most passionate truck driver in Belgium" edition 2020. There is an opportunity to interview the five finalists, including the laureate, and the organizing partners.
The campaign is an initiative of Suivo, DKV Euro Service, Go4Logistics, Randstad, Renault Trucks, TLV, TRANSPORTMEDIA, TVM Belgium, VSV and the l'Institute for Mobility (IMOB, UHasselt).