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Trucker helps woman deliver baby at truck stop, named Highway Angel

When he entered the restroom, he found a woman on the floor in labor with her husband trying to help. He laid towels down under the woman while her mother encouraged her, and after a few pushes, a baby girl was delivered.

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Canadian driver pulls two fellow truckers from jackknifed truck

The other driver told him his team partner was in the sleeper, and Sohi found him unharmed. He was able to then pull both drivers out of the truck before calling 911 and waiting for authorities.

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Driver hears two-truck collision at truck stop, rescues fellow driver

Jeff Aleman crawled into the cab to help the driver and saw diesel leaking behind the driver’s head and the engine nearly in the cab, which was filled with smoke. He was able to break the back window of the truck and pull the driver out, who got out with only scrapes and soreness.

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Landstar driver named Highway Angel for helping woman escape burning pickup

Moore was driving west on Highway 100 outside of Keystone Heights, Fla., on April 13, 2016, when he witnessed a pickup truck take a corner too fast ahead of him, leave the highway and crash into a tree. He immediately pulled over to help and, when he got to the scene, found a woman with a serious arm injury unable to get out of the truck.

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Owner-Operator of the Year finalists named

Owner-operators Gary Buchs, Philip Keith and Kevin Kocmich have been named finalists for the Owner-Operator of the Year award, which carries a $25,000 cash prize. The winner will be announced March 28 at the annual meeting of the Truckload Carriers Association in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Trucker named Highway Angel after giving CPR to driver suffering heart attack

Mark McConachie administered CPR to another truck driver after he witnessed the driver fall down suffering a heart attack.

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North Carolina driver named Highway Angel for helping elderly man after rollover accident

Debehnke crawled into the van through the sliding door on the passenger side, checked the driver's vitals and loosened the seat belt to relieve the pressure on the man's shoulder.

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OOIDA, other trucking orgs mostly on board with pilot program for under-21 truckers

Several trucking and safety organizations submitted comments to the docket, with trucking organizations generally on board with the proposal and safety organizations generally opposed to it.

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TCA opens nominations for annual Best Fleets to Drive For

Truckers themselves must nominate carriers for the contest, TCA says, and once a company accepts and agrees to participate, CarriersEdge will reach out for more details with an electronic survey and a telephone interview.

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Meet Overdrive’s Owner-Operator of the Year, enter next year’s contest this week at GATS

Submissions for next year’s Owner-Operator of the Year and Company Driver of the Year contests officially begin Sept. 19, but operators who stop by the TCA booth and express interest in applying can do so at the show. 2015's top truckers won $25,000.

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