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Two Children Survive Fatal Accident with Aid from Professional Truck Driver David Ragland and Others
10/23/2014

David Ragland, a professional truck driver with Kelle’s Transport Service of West Valley City, Utah, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). Ragland, who resides in Cotopaxi, Colorado, is being recognized for his role in helping two young children survive a horrific accident.

Carriers Hauling Wreaths for National Wreaths Across America Day Can Now Pre-Select Loads
10/22/2014

Over the years, the trucking industry, led by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA), has become an enthusiastic supporter of the non-profit organization Wreaths Across America (WAA). 

Woman Survives Cardiac Arrest with Help of TCA Highway Angel
10/15/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) proudly announces that Vijaydeep Sahasi of Surrey, British Columbia, has been named a Highway Angel. Sahasi, a professional truck driver for Bison Transport of Winnipeg, Manitoba, is being recognized for saving a woman’s life.

Taylor Truck Line Driver Recognized as TCA Highway Angel
10/8/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to name Jose Nuñez of Homosassa, Florida, as its latest Highway Angel. Nuñez, a former firefighter who has been a professional truck driver for 26 years, works for Taylor Truck Line of Northfield, Minnesota.

Highway Angel Helps at Scene of Horrific Accident
9/29/2014

A professional truck driver from Oil City, Pennsylvania, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA).

Jannie Reece of Transco Lines Named Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association
9/23/2014

Jannie Reece of Waynesboro, Tennessee, a professional truck driver for Transco Lines, Inc., of Russellville, Arkansas, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). She is being recognized for helping put out the flames on a fellow motorist’s car.

Truckload Carriers Association Announces Name of New President: Brad Bentley
9/18/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to announce that it has selected Brad Bentley as its new president. He will succeed Chris Burruss, who resigned on June 26, 2014, due to personal reasons.

ABF Driver Aids Fellow Motorist
9/15/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to name Bob Kelley of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, as its latest Highway Angel. Kelley, who drives for ABF Freight System, Inc., of Fort Smith, Arkansas, is being recognized for helping to put out a car fire.

TCA to Sponsor Free Health Fairs on September 16, 2014, at 15 TA/Petro Locations Nationwide
9/15/2014

As it has done for the past four years, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is about to sponsor free health fairs at select TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Centers (TA/Petro) across the United States.

Professional Truck Drivers Earn Highway Angel Wings Battling a Motor Home Fire on an Extremely Hot Day
9/12/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is proud to announce that it is recognizing its newest Highway Angels: Mark Olsen of Clinton, Utah, and Brad Wenneberg of Smithfield, Utah, professional truck drivers for L.W. Miller Transportation, Inc., of Logan, Utah.

Truckload Carriers Association Hosts Gala Benefiting Wreaths Across America (WAA)
9/11/2014

On Tuesday night, at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) hosted its second annual Gala benefitting Wreaths Across America (WAA), a nonprofit organization that remembers, honors, and teaches about the service and sacrifices of our veterans, active military, and their families.

Professional Truck Driver Helps Passengers Whose Bus Caught on Fire
9/8/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to name professional truck driver Jon Wilbur of Phillips, Maine, as a Highway Angel.

Here’s Your Chance to Tell the World What a Terrific Trucking Company Does!
9/2/2014

Do you work for a trucking company that has a remarkable company culture? Are you pleased with how you are treated when it comes to things like compensation, safety, benefits, equipment, training, etc.? If so, please consider nominating your company for the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Best Fleets to Drive For® survey and contest, an annual evaluation of the best employers in the trucking industry.

Truckload Carriers Association Announces 2014-15 Scholarship Winners
8/5/2014

Thirty college students will receive scholarships from the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Scholarship Fund for the 2014-15 academic year.

Professional Truck Driver Helps another Motorist in Need
7/16/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Rodney Dryden of San Antonio, Texas, as its latest Highway Angel.

Professional Truck Driver Helps Rollover Victims
7/16/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to name professional truck driver Scott Parry of Marion, North Carolina, as a Highway Angel.

Dana Perino to Emcee Truckload Carriers Association Gala Benefitting Wreaths Across America
7/11/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to announce that Dana Perino will serve as master of ceremonies for its gala benefitting Wreaths Across America (WAA), a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring and thanking United States veterans for their service and sacrifice.

TCA’s Refrigerated Division Wraps Up Annual Meeting
7/11/2014

On Friday morning, the Refrigerated Division of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) concluded its annual meeting at the Grand Summit Resort at Canyons in Park City, Utah.

Professional Truck Driver Helps Man Who Hit a Deer
7/2/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to name Gary de Vos of Trenton, Ontario, as its latest Highway Angel.

Wholesale Truck and Finance to Sponsor Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour with Lindsay Lawler for Second Consecutive Year
6/12/2014

A leader in commercial trucking industry financing, Wholesale Truck and Finance has signed on to sponsor the 2014 Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour with Lindsay Lawler for the second consecutive year.

Professional Truck Driver Braves Ice and Frigid Temperatures to Come to the Aid of a Family in Need
6/4/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named a resident of Meridian, Idaho, as its latest Highway Angel.

Schneider Signs on to Sponsor Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour with Lindsay Lawler
6/2/2014

"Where can orange take you?" is the question Schneider regularly poses to all potential and current members of its Green Bay, Wisconsin-based work force.

ABF Driver Helps Accident Victim
5/16/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Arvil “JR” Finch of Lemitar, New Mexico, as a Highway Angel.

TCA’s Safety & Security Division to Hold Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, May 18-20, 2014
5/15/2014

From May 18-20, 2014, the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Safety & Security Division will hold its annual meeting at The Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri.

Bittersweet Opening for TCA’s 2014-15 Scholarship Program
5/8/2014

From May 12 through 5:00 p.m. ET on June 20, 2014, the Scholarship Fund of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) will accept student applications for the 2014-15 school year.

TCA Highway Angel Spokesperson Lindsay Lawler to Kick Off Second Truck Stop Tour
5/6/2014

"On the road again..." 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 LLC (TA) has just announced that it has reprised its role as the host of this year's series of events.

Highway Angel Helps Incapacitated Motorist; Protects the General Public from Harm at the Same Time
4/30/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is proud to name Robert Tyler, a resident of Marysville, Washington, as a Highway Angel.

Professional Truck Driver Helps Subdue a Wanted Criminal; May Have Saved State Trooper’s Life
4/24/2014
Harry Welker of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, who is a professional truck driver for Melton Truck Lines, Inc., of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA).
Professional Truck Drivers Deliver a Baby Boy at Denny’s
4/10/2014

Two professional truck drivers have been credited for delivering a baby in an unusual location and saving his life.

After an Icy Crash, Elderly Man Receives Aid from a Passing Truck Driver
4/2/2014

An elderly man survived a bad accident thanks to the heroism of James Mozey of Niagra, North Dakota. For his actions, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is recognizing Mozey as a Highway Angel.

Terrance Smith and Jack Fielding Awarded Grand Prizes in TCA/Randall-Reilly Driver of the Year Contests
3/27/2014

Two professional truck drivers have demonstrated such impressive safety and service records that they have been named the grand prizewinners in the 2013 Driver of the Year competition by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and its partner, Randall-Reilly of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Truckload Carriers Association Announces the Grand Prizewinners of Its 2013 National Fleet Safety Awards
3/26/2014

At its Annual Convention at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) announced the grand prizewinners of its annual National Fleet Safety Awards.

Truckload Carriers Association Elects Shepard Dunn of Bestway Express, Inc., as 2014-2015 Chairman
3/26/2014

The board of directors of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has elected Shepard Dunn, president and CEO of Bestway Express, Inc., of Vincennes, Indiana, as its 2014-15 chairman.

Truckload Carriers Association Puts Its Best “Feet” Forward
3/26/2014

At the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Annual Convention, the organization took yet another “step” in its ongoing quest to improve the health and wellness of professional truck drivers and others who work in the trucking industry.

TCA/CarriersEdge Announce Overall Winners of Best Fleets to Drive For
3/26/2014

At the Annual Convention of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) in Grapevine, Texas, two companies were named as the overall winners of Best Fleets to Drive For, an annual survey and contest produced by TCA and CarriersEdge.

TCA’s Past Chairmen’s Award Presented to Robert Baylor, President of Baylor Trucking, Inc.
3/25/2014

Yesterday, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) announced that it has presented its prestigious Past Chairmen’s Award to Robert (Bob) Baylor, president of Baylor Trucking, Inc., Milan, Indiana.

Supporters of TCA’s Scholarship Fund Have a Boot-Stompin’ Good Time at Inaugural Fund-Raising Gala
3/25/2014

To the delight of the leadership of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA), last night’s inaugural gala to benefit the organization’s Scholarship Fund shattered all fund-raising efforts in recent memory!

Cummins and Chevron Delo to Sponsor Grand Prizes for 2013 TCA/Randall-Reilly Driver of the Year Competition
3/21/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and its partner, Randall-Reilly of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, are pleased to announce that Cummins and Chevron Delo will provide grand prizes for the prestigious 2013 Driver of the Year competition.

Professional Truck Driver Earns Highway Angel Wings for Helping Injured Motorist
2/19/2014

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.

TCA Names Mario Gonzalez a Highway Angel
2/18/2014

Former professional truck driver Mario Gonzalez of Big Bear City, California, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA).

Being Alert Can Make All the Difference
2/6/2014

Many times, when people spot something odd on the side of the road or in a passing vehicle, they will assume the driver has the situation under control and keep going. Fortunately for one lucky motorist, professional truck driver David Flaherty does not think that way.

TCA and CarriersEdge Announce Best Fleets to Drive For Top 20 Winners and Fleets to Watch
2/5/2014

The results are in, and the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge of Markham, Ontario, proudly announce that they have selected 20 trucking companies from across North America as the 2014 Best Fleets to Drive For.

Leonard Domina Named Highway Angel for Helping 17-year-old Motorist
1/24/2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named professional truck driver Leonard Domina of Sparta, Michigan, a Highway Angel.

Carbon Express Truck Driver and Volunteer Firefighter Helps Victim in Flipped Van
1/22/2014

For stopping to help a driver who experienced a tire blowout on the highway, William McNamee of Christopher, Illinois, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA).

Despite Being Hit from Behind, Professional Truck Driver’s First Thought Was to Help the People Who Hit Him
1/21/2014

When owner operator Tracy Fischer of Chester Hill, Pennsylvania, realized he had been hit, his only thought was for the safety of the women behind him.

Pegasus Transportation Driver Extinguishes Flames for Family of Four
1/16/2014

Ricky Howe of Cold Spring, Kentucky, a professional truck driver for Pegasus Transportation, Inc., of Louisville, Kentucky, is the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) latest Highway Angel.

Truckload Carriers Association Announces Division Winners in 2013 National Fleet Safety Awards
1/13/2014

Since the mid-1970s, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has been recognizing the safest fleets in North America through its National Fleet Safety Awards.

 
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