TCA Highway Angel

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September 12, 2014

TCA Recognizes Two Highway Angels from Utah

The Truckload Carriers Association is recognizing Mark Olsen and Brad Wenneberg, as Highway Angels for attempting to rescue a couple from an RV fire.

July 2, 2014

Bison Transport's Gary de Vos Earns Highway Angel Wings

Thanks to a hawk-eyed night-driver, one cold and frightened motorist finally got help after sitting by the side of a highway for 45 minutes.

June 10, 2014

Trucker Braves Frigid Temperatures to 
Help Family

Robert Sutton, who drives for ABF Freight System of Fort Smith, Ark., has been honored as a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for helping a family of four involved in a bad accident.

May 7, 2014

TCA Highway Angel Spokesperson Lindsay Lawler to Kick Off Second Truck Stop Tour

Country recording artist and Highway Angel program spokesperson Lindsay Lawler will hit the road later this month for her second consecutive Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour — and TravelCenters of America has just announced that it has reprised its role as the host of this year's series of events.

April 30, 2014

Highway Angel Helps Incapacitated Motorist

The Truckload Carriers Association has named Robert Tyler, a resident of Marysville, Washington, as a Highway Angel. Tyler, who drives for Smokey Point Distributing of Arlington, Washington, is being recognized for his willingness to help not only an individual motorist, but also the general public.

April 27, 2014

Professional Truck Driver Helps Subdue a Wanted Criminal

Harry Welker of Broken Arrow, Okla., who is a professional truck driver for Melton Truck Lines, Inc., of Tulsa, Okla., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association. Welker is being recognized for helping to subdue a belligerent man who was involved in a “life and death struggle” with a state trooper.

April 11, 2014

Professional Truck Drivers Deliver a Baby Boy at Denny’s

Two professional truck drivers have been credited for delivering a baby in an unusual location and saving his life. For their quick thinking and willingness to help, the men have been added to the Truckload Carriers Association’s roster of Highway Angels, professional drivers who stop to help others.

April 2, 2014

TCA Names James Mozey Newest Highway Angel

An elderly man survived an accident thanks to the heroism of James Mozey of Niagra, N.D. For his actions, the Truckload Carriers Association is recognizing Mozey as a Highway Angel.

February 24, 2014

David Flaherty Named a TCA Highway Angel

David Flaherty, who lives in Walkertown, N.C., and drives for ABF Freight System Inc., of Fort Smith, Ark., has just been named TCA’s latest Highway Angel.

February 19, 2014

Professional Truck Driver Earns Highway Angel Wings for Helping Injured Motorist

Despite almost being hit by a motorist who lost control of his vehicle, Thomas L. Colston was willing to stop and help as an accident unfolded into a fiery situation. For his selfless actions, the Truckload Carriers Association has named him a Highway Angel.

January 28, 2014

William McNamee Named a TCA Highway Angel

For stopping to help a driver who experienced a tire blowout on the highway, William McNamee of Christopher, Ill., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association. McNamee, who has driven trucks professionally for 22 years, is a company driver for Carbon Express Inc., of Wharton, N.J.

October 8, 2013

TCA Highway Angel Helps Motorist Extinguish Flames Beneath His Van

The Truckload Carriers Association has nameed Robert Barrett of Paris, Tenn., as a Highway Angel. Barrett drives for Milan Express and is being recognized for acting quickly to put out a fire for a fellow motorist.

October 3, 2013

TCA Recognizes David Kus for Quickly Reacting to Danger

The Truckload Carriers Association has announced the name of its latest Highway Angel: David Kus of Fredericksburg, Penn., who drives for Swift Transportation. Kus is being recognized for acting quickly when a fellow motorist had an accident and then inadvertently put himself in more danger.

August 6, 2013

Lindsay Lawler Represents TCA’s Highway Angel Program on 26-Stop Tour

The Truckload Carriers Association announced that country recording artist Lindsay Lawler, the spokesperson for TCA’s Highway Angel program, is about to begin a concert tour of 26 truck stops across southeast and Midwest America.

July 30, 2013

Professional Truck Driver Helps Stranded Motorist Get Back on the Road

The Truckload Carriers Association has named Albert Wallace of Hartsville, N.C., a Highway Angel. Wallace drives for Epes Transport System Inc., of Greensboro, N.C..

July 22, 2013

Owner-Operator Robert Phillips Named TCA Highway Angel

Robert Phillips of Cleburne, Texas, an independent contractor leased to American Central Transport Inc. of Liberty, Mo., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association. Phillips is being recognized for helping an elderly couple involved in an accident.

July 15, 2013

Shelly York Notices “Debris” Fall from a Pickup Truck; Turns Out to Be a Young Boy

Professional truck drivers see a lot of interesting things on the road. Take, for example, Shelly York of North Little Rock, Ark., who drives for ABF Freight System Inc., of Fort Smith, Ark.

July 8, 2013

For the Second Time, Jon “AZ” Atzenhofer is Named a TCA Highway Angel

Jon “AZ” Atzenhofer, a resident of Oklahoma City, Okla., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association. This is the second time this professional truck driver has earned his Angel wings.

June 6, 2013

Truck Driver Rescues Victim from Burning Car, Named a TCA Highway Angel

Adam Phillips of Portage, Ind., a professional truck driver for Ruan Transportation Management Systems of Des Moines, Iowa, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association. Phillips is being recognized for risking his own life to pull an injured man from a flaming car.

April 23, 2013

Calvin White Named TCA Highway Angel

The Truckload Carriers Association announced that it is adding another professional truck driver to its roster of Highway Angels. Calvin White of St. Pauls, N.C., who drives for G&P Trucking Co., of Gaston, S.C., is being recognized for his efforts to assist at an accident and for rescuing a young boy.

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