Recognize truck driver
bravery by submitting
Highway Hero nominees
Jan 4, 2013 9:18 AM
Since 1983, the Goodyear North America Highway Hero program has honored professional truck drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to help others.
The Goodyear Highway Hero Award is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2013. Do you know a worthy candidate? If so, access www.goodyeartrucktires.com and click on the button at the bottom of the page. Fill out the Highway Hero nomination form and then hit the “submit nomination” button.
This year, Goodyear will award $5,000 to the Highway Hero Award winner and $1,000 to the person who nominated the winner.
Goodyear accepts nominations for this award from all over North America. Candidates are narrowed down to four finalists, and a panel of trucking industry media representatives then selects the Highway Hero Award winner.
Criteria for nomination are:
•Nominee must be a full-time truck driver
•Nominee must reside in the United States or Canada
•The incident must have occurred in the United States or Canada
•Nominee must have been on the job or on the way to or from work, and in his/her rig at the time of the incident
•Nominee’s truck at the time of the incident must have 12 wheels or more
•Nominations must be received by January 31, 2013
•Incident must have occurred between November 16, 2011 and December 15, 2012 to qualify for this year’s program
•Any and all applicable local, state and federal taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.
Nominations also can be mailed to the Goodyear Highway Hero Award Headquarters, Dept 798A, 1144 E Market St, Akron OH 44316; or by calling 330-796-8183.
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