The inaugural 2017 edition of the Driver of the Year Competition has come to an end. Over the past months, hundreds of drivers from over 100 companies across Europe have been showing off their driving skills in their bid to be crowned the TomTom Telematics Driver of the Year.
Thanks to your company’s enthusiasm and motivation to constantly improve driving behavior, this first edition of the competition has become a great hit.
Saturday 21 October 2017, the 10 European finalists, together with their fleet managers came to Barcelona for a unique driving experience at the Formula One Circuit where the final winners of the title of European Driver of the Year 2017 were announced. Bob van Gaans, from the Netherlands based company Van Duijnen Koffie BV, proved to be the best driver in the LCV and cars category and Manuela Walde, from the German company Gerdes + Landwehr GmbH & Co. KG, won the HGV category.
If your company didn’t make it to the top 10, don’t be disheartened! The Driver of the Year Awards will be back around next year, so your drivers will get another chance to show-off their driving skills. Make sure you stay tuned and check this website regularly for updates regarding the 2018 edition!