highway angel

Lindsay Lawler to sing at lighting of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Lindsay Lawler, spokesperson for TCA's Highway Angel program, will perform her latest single, “Standing Tall,” the official song of the 2012 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree.

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Driver saves toddler

The Truckload Carriers Association has named Rodney L. Smith of Plant City, Fla., its latest Highway Angel.

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Driver team helps family after accident

The Truckload Carriers Association has named the team operation of Laurent Pennacchio and Olegas Milevskis as its latest Highway Angels.

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FedEx driver honored by TCA

FedEx Freight driver Kenny Cass, of Portland, Ore., has been named a Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel for his help at the scene of an accident on a Portland road.

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Coast Guard vet, driver trainer named Highway Angel

Kenny Cass has been named a Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel for his help at the scene of an accident.

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Highway Angel rescues wrecked motorist

Larry Druckamiller of Warsaw, Ind., has been named a Highway Angel after rescuing a motorist from a one-car accident.

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Blair named Highway Angel

Bryan Blair, of Bardstown, Ky., is TCA’s newest Highway Angel. The driver for Pegasus Transportation, of Louisville, Ky., received the honor after helping a fellow driver to safety following an accident. Blair was behind a flatbed hauling a coil of steel late one night when the coil's chains snapped, causing the coil to roll off and the entire vehicle to flip. Blair called 911, pried open the door of the truck, and pulled the conscious but ...

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Driver posthumously named TCA Highway Angel

The Truckload Carriers Association has learned of a professional truck driver who was killed while attempting to help an accident victim and has bestowed Highway Angel status upon the late Raul C. Perez  Jr. of Lancaster, Texas, who drove for Aquatic Trucking. On Feb. 12, 33-year-old Perez was headed westbound on Interstate 20 near Clyde, Texas, and saw an accident. He walked to the vehicle to check on its occupants. As ...

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Interviewing NFI ‘roadside midwife’ Mike Hawthorne

How many roadside midwives do you know? Such is the unlikely description that can now be appropriately applied to NFI driver Mike Hawthorne, of Somerdale, N.J. Since I wrote about him several weeks back, the driver, who delivered the third newborn baby of his hauling career in late March, has been back at work delivering much less dramatic freight in his primary trailer/tractor relocation hauling niche with NFI and their maintenance department. The steady-as-she-goes approach ...

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Lawler wants trucking message to spread

Country music singer Lindsay Lawler took a shine to the trucking industry – and drivers, specifically – after landing a gig at the Great American Trucking Show.

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