honors

Peterbilt dealer honored with annual award

Peterbilt named Allstate Peterbilt Group its 2017 Dealer of the Year. Allstate also received the TRP Dealer of the Year and Best in Class awards for four locations: South St. Paul, Minn.; Fargo, N.D.; Eau Claire, Wis.; and Alexandria, Minn.

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Watch: Goodyear’s annual Highway Hero winner tells the story of saving two after crash

When he came upon a crash, trucker Frank Vieira applied pressure to a bleeding victim with one hand and called 911 with the other — while simultaneously using his foot to move a fainted driver's leg from the road.

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Three drivers earn recognition as Pilot Flying J ‘Road Warriors’

For winning the contest, Mike Sheeds will receive a $10,000 cash prize. Terry Lee of Robert, La., and Desiree Ridley of Davenport, Fla., were also recognized as second- and third-place winners in the program, earning $5,000 and $2,500, respectively.

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Trucker who saved motorist after grisly accident named 35th Goodyear Highway Hero

When an SUV ran into the back of a parked roll-off truck, Frank Vieira stopped his truck to help and found SUV driver's neck had been pierced by a piece of broken steering wheel. He applied pressure to the wound, called 911 and was able to save the driver's life.

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C.H. Robinson names carriers of the year

For the second year running, brokerage C.H. Robinson has recognized some among its North American truckload contract carriers with the presentation of its Carrier of the Year Awards.

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Herschel Evans wins CVSA’s driver award

With decades of driving experience and millions of crash-free miles driven safely on the road, Evans is an ambassador too less-experienced drivers on issues of safety, part of reason he was selected among many nominees for the IDEA award from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.

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Three drivers named Goodyear Highway Hero finalists for heroic on-highway acts

The three drivers – Brian Bucenell of Richmond, Va.; Ryan Moody of Tacoma, Wash.; and Frank Vieira of Ancaster, Ontario, Canada – have been named finalists for Goodyear’s annual Highway Hero award.

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CVSA driver-of-the-year nomination deadline Jan. 12

Fewer than two weeks remain before the deadline for the 2018 International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) program conducted by the trucking industry/enforcement partnership that is the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. Nomination packets must be received by next Friday, Jan. 12, CVSA emphasizes.

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Army veteran trucker wins new Kenworth T680

Gregg Softy, a Stevens Transport driver and retired 28-year U.S. Army veteran, won the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes 2017 Transition Trucking Driving for Excellence award.

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One20 to invite two truckers to Super Bowl

One20 will invite two truckers to the Super Bowl and dozens more to exclusive events during Super Bowl weekend.

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