Goodyear Highway Hero

Three truckers named Goodyear Highway Hero finalists for rescuing fellow motorists

Goodyear announced Feb. 10 three finalists in its annual Highway Hero program: Clinton Blackburn of Morehead, Ky.; Mack Guffy of Gainesboro, Tenn.; and David Frederickson of Windermere, Fla. Here are their stories.

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Schiotis named Highway Hero winner

Mike Schiotis, who saved a woman from a gun-wielding attacker, was named Goodyear’s 29th North America Highway Hero Award winner.

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Goodyear Highway Hero finalists named

John Crozman, Melville Farnell, John Neumeier and Mike Schiotis were named finalists.

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Goodyear Highway Hero nominations close Nov. 30

Nominations will be accepted until Nov. 30 for Goodyear's annual North America Highway Hero program.

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Washington driver named Highway Hero

Tilden Curl helped save the lives of two people in a car that had come to a stop on railroad tracks before it was struck by a train.

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Local fame for Goodyear highway-hero finalist

The Gloucester Times of Gloucester, Mass., reported on the heroic achievements of one of the town's own this weekend -- Stephen Page, driver for Pit Bull Trucking, was on I-80 July last year near Clearfield, Pa., when he noticed fire along the roadside and inspected it to find a tractor pulling doubles on having run off the road and burst into flames. The driver was unconscious. Page, with the help of another driver, managed to ...

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Anonymous trucker heroism after officer’s high-speed injury

When Eastern Adams County, Pa., officer Richard H. Phillips, 40, caught the back end of a tractor-trailer at the intersection of U.S. 30 and state road 94 south of Harrisburg in rural eastern Pennsylvania, he was in pursuit of a small car flying eastbound on 30 for unreported reasons, and when his vehicle burst into flames he suffered what is being described as a "critical" injury. But the account published at the law-enforcement news site Officer.com suggests ...

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