highway angel

Truck Stop Tour inks sponsor

When country recording artist and Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler hits the next stop on her 2014 Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour later this week at the Joplin, Mo., Petro, she will do so with a new official sponsor in Schneider National.

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Driver helps trooper subdue wanted criminal at rest area

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.

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

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.

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Operator flags down fellow trucker, helps him put out trailer fire

David Flaherty, a driver for ABF Freight Systems in Forth Smith, Ark., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his efforts in aiding a fellow truck driver after his rig caught fire.

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Driving veteran saves motorist from crashed utility van

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 I-64 in Okawville, Ill.

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Lindsay Lawler’s truck stop concert series a dedication to trucking heroes

Country singer and Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler played with her band in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Oct. 4, where she talked trucking heroes, truck stop concerts and more.

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Driver responds to urban traffic emergency

  Shelly York, driving for ABF Freight System, of Fort Smith, Ark., noticed something fall off the back of a pickup truck while driving through North Little Rock, Ark., on April 5. A moment later, he was startled to discover what was lying in the road. In this illustrated story in Overdrive’s Knight of the Road series, York recounts his response to the incident that earned him a Highway Angel award from the Truckload Carriers Association.    

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Driver helps trapped couple after crash

Robert Phillips of Cleburne, Texas, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his involvement in helping an elderly couple escape their vehicle after crashing in bad weather.

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Driver saves child who fell out of pickup bed

Shelly York of North Little Rock, Ark., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his efforts in rescuing a boy who had fallen out of the back of a pickup truck.

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Trucker helps motorist after car flips, crashes

Jon “AZ” Atzenhofer was recently named a TCA Highway Angel for the second time after he stopped to help a victim of a car accident.

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