honors

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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USA Truck military vet drivers honored with specially designed Internationals

USA Truck presented personalized, military-themed tractors to four of its military veteran drivers Friday, Sept. 11, during a celebration at the company’s headquarters in Van Buren, Ark.

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Trucker appreciation week happening now: Roundup of videos, promotions and other appreciation efforts

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week — a week of celebration of U.S. truck operators spearheaded by the the American Trucking Associations — started Sept. 13 and runs through Sept. 19. Here's a look at some of the videos, promotions and other efforts taking place this week.

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Kentucky driver who saved jailer adds to awards collection with Carnegie Medal for Heroism

Clint Blackburn, a Kentucky driver who saved a law enforcement officer from an attack by a hostile prisoner and was named the 32nd Goodyear Highway Hero earlier this year, is one of 18 people to receive a Carnegie Medal for Heroism.

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TCA names safety professional of the year

Clare C. Casey Award winner Dean Newell, Maverick Safety Vice President, began his career with Maverick in 1985 as a driver.

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