Year: 2009


Truck Driver Michael Hunt Presented with “2009 Highway Angel of the Year Award” during Roady’s Humanitarian Bowl

Boise, Idaho: Yesterday, during Roady’s Humanitarian Bowl at Boise State University’s Bronco Stadium, professional truck driver Michael Hunt stood before a crowd of 34,000 football fans and was presented with the

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National Fleet Safety Award Division Winners Announced

Alexandria, Virginia: The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has selected the 2009 division winners of its highly coveted National Fleet Safety Awards. The Awards recognize those companies that show superior commitments to

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TCA Members Participate in Huge Wreath Delivery Effort

Alexandria, Virginia: For a second year, Barry Pottle, president and CEO of Pottle’s Transportation, Bangor, Maine, and past chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association, once again donated his time and equipment

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Selfless Truck Driver to Be Honored as “2009 Highway Angel of the Year”

Alexandria, Virginia: For only the second time in history, a Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Highway Angel will be recognized in front of 34,000 football fans during Roady’s Humanitarian Bowl, a post-season,

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Horse Race Named After the Truckload Carriers Association

Rexdale, Ontario: Yesterday, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) received some unusual attention at a Canadian racetrack after a horse race was temporarily named "The Truckload Carriers Association Race" and a special

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TCA Creates New “Open Deck” Division

Alexandria, Virginia: The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) will soon launch an “Open Deck” Division, a special TCA subgroup that will allow member carriers who operate open haul equipment to meet with

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Landstar Ranger Drivers Help Prevent a Potential Disaster Involving Explosives

Alexandria, Virginia:   The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to honor owner-operator team drivers Irene and Dennis Howard as Highway Angels for acting quickly when a fellow motorist fell asleep at

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TCA Honors ABF Driver Stanley Gorczak as a Highway Angel

Alexandria, Virginia: The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is honoring truck driver Stanley P. Gorczak as a Highway Angel for helping someone pull through a medical emergency. It was August 8, 2009, and

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William “Bill” Sydenstricker is TCA’s Latest Highway Angel

Alexandria, Virginia: The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is honoring professional truck driver William “Bill” Sydenstricker as a Highway Angel for helping an elderly man involved in an accident. On July 21, 2009,

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Highway Angels Are Influencing the Public’s Perceptions About Trucking – One Incident at a Time

Alexandria, Virginia: When the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) receives driver nominations for its Highway Angels program, the stories frequently involve heroic deeds, such as pulling people from flaming vehicles or keeping

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