highway angel

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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Trucker rescues motorist from burning vehicle

Trucker Adam Phillips rescued a man trapped in a flaming car on I-65 in Johnson City, Indiana, and has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his actions.

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Con-way driver named Highway Angel

Professional truck driver Robert Woolf of Leland, N.C., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association.

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Werner driver saves motorcyclist from oncoming traffic

For his efforts in monitoring his surroundings carefully and protecting a wrecked motorcyclist oncoming traffic, Werner driver Mark Randall has been named a TCA Highway Angel

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FedEx driver named Angel of Year

Kenny Cass of Portland, Ore., and FedEx Freight has been named the Truckload Carrier Association's Highway Angel of the Year for his efforts in rescuing two motorists after an accident.

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