Kenworth Donates T680 to Award Honoring Veterans Who Become Truckers

Kenworth’s T680 Advantage donation to the Transition Trucking program supports military veterans transitioning into trucking careers. Learn about this initiative encouraging veterans’ entry into the industry.: For the third consecutive year, Kenworth has donated a T680 Advantage to the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence program recognizing the top rookie military veteran truck drivers. Armed Forces into a career in trucking. Around 200,000 service members transition out of the military into the private sector every year, and the program is part of an outreach to veterans informing them of career opportunities within the trucking industry, according to Fastport President Brad Bently.Kenworth recognizes the importance of our veterans, and the donation of our on-highway flagship Kenworth T680 …

We encourage those transitioning from military service to consider the trucking industry as their future career, and urge fleets in America to nominate their best drivers who have served to protect our country.The donated T680 Advantage is equipped with a 76-inch sleeper, Paccar MX-13 engine with 455 hp, and a Paccar 40,000-pound tandem rear axle.The top driver will be determined by an expert panel of judges.

For three consecutive years, Kenworth has made a significant contribution to the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence program by generously donating a T680 Advantage. This program stands as a testament to Kenworth’s commitment to supporting military veterans as they transition into the trucking industry. This commendable initiative specifically recognizes the outstanding achievements of rookie military veteran truck drivers, helping them seamlessly transition from the Armed Forces into promising trucking careers.