Goodyear Names Finalists for its Highway Hero Award - Tire Review Magazine

Goodyear Names Finalists for its Highway Hero Award

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will announce the winner of the 31st Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award March 27 during the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky.
The Goodyear Highway Hero Award honors professional truck drivers who put themselves at risk to help others.
Finalists for the 31st Goodyear Highway Hero Award include Brian Dunn, a Tennessee driver who rescued a two-year-old boy from a flame-engulfed car; Tim Horton, an Arkansas driver who rescued a teenage driver who was trapped in a car at the bottom of a ravine; Scott Rosenberg, a Minnesota driver who used his truck’s boom crane to flip an upside-down vehicle that was stuck in a pond; and Ivan Vasovic, a California driver who rescued another driver who had fallen from a burning rig that was hanging over the side of a highway overpass.
Trucking industry journalists are now evaluating the above finalists. The driver who is named the 31st Goodyear Highway Hero will receive a special ring, a $5,000 award and a congratulatory plaque. Each of the other finalists will receive a cash prize and a plaque.

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