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Driver helps trooper subdue wanted criminal at rest area

| April 29, 2014

Oklahoma-based driver Harry Welker has been named the latest TCA Highway Angel for his efforts in helping subdue a belligerent man who was in a fight with a Kansas state trooper.

Two drivers deliver baby in Denny’s, named Highway Angels

| April 10, 2014

Drivers Fred Robatcek and Peter Holland had their breakfasts interrupted Thanksgiving weekend last year to help a woman deliver her baby at a Denny's in Texarkana, Ark.

N.D. driver rescues elderly man after icy wreck

| April 02, 2014

James Mozey of Niagra, N.D., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association after he rescued an elderly man who was pinned in his pickup truck after a crash.

Highway Angel recalls life-threatening wreck

| March 12, 2014

An icy road in Texas proved to be plenty dangerous when Thomas Colston, driving for Frito-Lay, witnessed a pickup truck fly out of control.

Goodyear names Highway Hero finalists

| February 12, 2014

Four finalists have been named for Goodyear's annual Highway Hero Award, with stories ranging from rescuing a young boy from a fiery car, pulling a man to safety from a fiery crash and over-the-cliff truck ...

Driving veteran saves motorist from crashed utility van

| January 24, 2014

William McNamee, a company driver for Carbon Express, has been named a TCA Highway Angel for rescuing a man by pulling him out of a van that had crashed in front of him on ...

Video: Ruan driver faced with desperate wreck situation

| October 04, 2013

Trucker Adam Phillips came upon a wrecked car burning under an overpass. He and others tried to free a trapped man, screaming inside the car, but their efforts were frustrated. Hear how he freed him ...

Rescue video: Driver recounts his response to trapped man

| August 19, 2013

Dart Transit owner-operator Brandon Walker was on an icy highway when he came upon a two-vehicle wreck near Omaha, Neb. One vehicle was on fire, from which he pulled a motorist to safety.

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