tca highway angel

Trucker helps motorist after car flips, crashes

Jon “AZ” Atzenhofer was recently named a TCA Highway Angel for the second time after he stopped to help a victim of a car accident.

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Driver responds to crash in snow

TCA recently named Donald Mackin, of West Bridgewater, Mass., a Highway Angel. Mackin, a driver for ABF Freight System, Inc. in Fort Smith, Ark., responded to an accident during a nasty snowstorm. On Jan. 28, 2013, Mackin was driving on I-495 near Tauton, Mass. Snow was falling heavily, with thick blowing drifts covering the roadway and line markings. Mackin watched as a vehicle spun and careened down an embankment into the woods. Mackin pulled over ...

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Trucker rescues motorist from burning vehicle

Trucker Adam Phillips rescued a man trapped in a flaming car on I-65 in Johnson City, Indiana, and has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his actions.

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Driver responds to fatal crash, named Highway Angel

The Truckload Carriers Association recently named John Lilley, of Kelowna, B.C., a Highway Angel. Lilley drives for Bison Transport out of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and he tried to help save an injured man in a fatal car crash, leaning upon his medical expertise at the scene. Lilley came upon an accident, and after hearing on the CB that there was a need for volunteers with medical training, he made his way to the scene. Lilley has ...

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Con-way driver named Highway Angel

Professional truck driver Robert Woolf of Leland, N.C., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association.

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Werner driver saves motorcyclist from oncoming traffic

For his efforts in monitoring his surroundings carefully and protecting a wrecked motorcyclist oncoming traffic, Werner driver Mark Randall has been named a TCA Highway Angel

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ABF driver helps elderly couple

Indiana-native Ronnie Milner, a company driver for ABF Freight System, Inc., of Arkansas, has been named TCA’s newest Highway Angel. Milner was driving southbound along I-57 in Illinois when he saw a car turned sideways across both lanes. He found an elderly couple inside the car, and after determining they were safe to move, he helped them out of the car and got them out of harm’s way. He called 911 and used his truck ...

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FedEx driver named Angel of Year

Kenny Cass of Portland, Ore., and FedEx Freight has been named the Truckload Carrier Association's Highway Angel of the Year for his efforts in rescuing two motorists after an accident.

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Trucker rescues sick motorist

Pavel Kolacek, an owner-operator from High Ridge, Mo., has been named a TCA Highway Angel due to his quick thinking while on the road. Kolacek, who is leased to Artur Express of St. Louis, Mo., was driving on I-270 through St. Louis when he noticed a car coming toward him. He changed lanes in order to let the driver by. The car then spun and landed in a ditch on the other side of the ...

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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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