honors

Goodyear names N.Y. driver Julian Kaczor its 2016 Highway Hero, saved man from burning car

Trucker Julian Kaczor of Utica, N.Y., has been named Goodyear’s 2016 Highway Hero. Kaczor rescued a man from a burning car last July following a crash that occurred right in front of him and his truck. The announcement came March 31 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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Two drivers named Outstanding Trucker Buddies

Michael Rexford, a driver for Regal Services, and Dean Coffman, a driver for Holland Enterprises, were announced as recipients of the award.

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The search is on for North America’s best truck dealer

Overdrive sister site Successful Dealer is now taking nomination for its Third Annual Successful Dealer Award, which honors North America's top heavy truck dealer.

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Three finalists named for annual Women in Trucking award

Wal-Mart's Elizabeth Fretheim, Red Arrow Logistics' Liz Lasater and J.B. Hunt's Shelley Simpson are finalists for the second annual "Distinguished Woman in Logistics" award.

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Three truckers named finalists for Goodyear’s annual Highway Hero award

This year’s finalists are Mark Cavanagh from Hillsville, Va., Dorian Cole from Los Angeles and Julian Kaczor from Utica, N.Y.

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Nominations for Goodyear’s Highway Hero Award close Sunday

Nominations will be accepted here through Nov. 29. The award was established in 1983 to honor truck drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to help others.

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Kretz Truck Brokerage named NASTC’s Broker of the Year

The National Association of Small Trucking Companies recognized Kretz Truck Brokerage of Antigo, Wisc., as its Broker of the Year at NASTC's 25th annual conference Oct. 29-31.

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NASTC honors its “America’s Best Drivers” Team 2015

The National Association of Small Trucking Companies named Cayenne Express' Dennis Ohlendorf and 10 others among its 2015 Drivers of the Year, all with more than 2 million safe miles behind them.

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Con-way Freight’s Day reaches 3 million safe miles

Dennis Day, a driver sales representative for Con-way Freight, recently became the less-than-truckload company’s ninth driver in its 33-year-history to surpass three million consecutive accident-free miles. Day joined Con-way Freight in 1987 and has been a professional truck driver for more than 34 years. He has received Con-way’s Quarterly Leadership Award four times. Day is a former Georgia Truck Driver of the Year and a captain of the American Trucking Associations’ Road Team. He is a nine-time ...

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TA/Petro accepting nominations for Citizen Driver Award

TA-Petro is accepting nominations for its third annual Citizen Driver Award through Wednesday, Sept. 30.

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