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Driver saves fellow trucker from hot asphalt leak after crash

| November 04, 2014

Driver Bill Hunt's help in an April 2014 crash helped save the life of a fellow truck operator. Here's his story.

Driver rescues family in 14-degree weather

| September 19, 2014

Robert Sutton braved icy, 14-degree temperatures last year to help save a family of four after they crashed on I-84. For his actions, he was named a Knight of the Road by Overdrive. Here's his ...

VIDEO: Sacrificial action averts tragedy on icy road

| May 27, 2014

A driver's quick thinking helps mitigate damage on an icy road.

Highway Hero recounts rescue under burning fuel tanker

| April 08, 2014

When he came upon another trucker who had fallen from his truck that was hanging over the side of a freeway overpass, Ivan Vasovic sprang into action. What transpired was “really like Hollywood movies,” Vasovic recalled ...

Highway Angel recalls life-threatening wreck

| March 12, 2014

An icy road in Texas proved to be plenty dangerous when Thomas Colston, driving for Frito-Lay, witnessed a pickup truck fly out of control.

Video: Ruan driver faced with desperate wreck situation

| October 04, 2013

Trucker Adam Phillips came upon a wrecked car burning under an overpass. He and others tried to free a trapped man, screaming inside the car, but their efforts were frustrated. Hear how he freed him ...

Driver responds to urban traffic emergency

| August 31, 2013

  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 ...

Rescue video: Driver recounts his response to trapped man

| August 19, 2013

Dart Transit owner-operator Brandon Walker was on an icy highway when he came upon a two-vehicle wreck near Omaha, Neb. One vehicle was on fire, from which he pulled a motorist to safety.

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