CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great American Insurance Group’s Trucking Division announced the start of its Big Rig Giveaway sweepstakes for 2013, marking the seventh year of Great American’s sponsorship. The 2013 grand prize is a customized Kenworth to be awarded to a lucky sweepstakes participant at the Mid-America Trucking Show on March 23, 2013.
The economy has been a challenge for many people, including truck drivers, said Mark Calkin, Divisional President, Great American Insurance Trucking Division. “We have a long history of supporting this vital industry, and we’re pleased to be able to lend a hand any way we can. Truckers help keep America moving, and we’re happy to help protect drivers and keep them on the road.”
Subject to certain limitations, any trucker with a valid Class A commercial driver’s license is eligible to participate. Drivers can register online, find details and read the official rules at www.GreatAmericanTrucker.com. Registrations will also be taken in person at Great American’s booth (#69172) at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, from March 21-23, 2013.
Over the past six years, more than 30,000 drivers have registered to win a rig through the promotion. Previous Great American Insurance Group Big Rig Giveaway winners from Louisiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Ohio and Kentucky were chosen randomly and have taken home Freightliner, Peterbilt, Kenworth and Volvo rigs.
Great American’s Trucking Division is a leading provider of insurance products for the long-haul trucking industry and specializes in service to independent owner-operators.
About Great American Insurance Group
Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, the operations of Great American Insurance Group are engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialty commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the education, bank and individual markets. Great American Insurance Company has received an “A” (Excellent) or higher rating from the A.M. Best Company for over 100 years (most recent rating evaluation effective March 29, 2012). The members of the Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), also based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG’s common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol AFG.