Goodyear Highway Hero nominations open

| October 24, 2011

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has opened nominations until Nov. 30 for its annual North America Highway Hero program.

Nomination forms and program details can be obtained by calling the Goodyear Highway Hero Hotline at (330) 796-8183. The Highway Hero nomination form also is available online here.

For award consideration, the following criteria must be met:

  • Nominee must be a full-time truck driver;
  • Nominee must reside in the United States or Canada;
  • Incident must have occurred in the United States or Canada;
  • Nominee must have been on the job or on the way to or from work, and
    in his or her rig at the time of the incident;
  • Nominee¹s truck at the time of the incident must have had 14 or more
    wheels;
  • Incident must have occurred between Nov. 16, 2010, and Nov. 15, 2011,
    to qualify for this year’s program.

List of nominations will be pared down to four finalists, with one individual selected by a trucking industry panel of judges to serve as the ambassador for the program for a year.

OverdriveOnline.com strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.