Nominations open for Goodyear Highway Hero Award


Goodyear Tire & Rubber Firm has introduced the return of its annual Freeway Hero Award, a program that celebrates skilled truck drivers who act selflessly for the nice of others on the highways throughout North America.  

Now via Dec. 31, 2022, the Goodyear Freeway Hero Award program will acknowledge skilled truck drivers via a name for on-line story submissions, asking the trucking neighborhood to appoint a driver who demonstrated a rare act of braveness on the street. 

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“As routes take truck drivers to each nook of North America, many go above and past their common duties, even serving as first responders to incidents that happen on our roads and highways,” mentioned Gary Medalis, director of product improvement and advertising and marketing at Goodyear. “The Goodyear Freeway Hero Award program is designed to precise our gratitude for these hardworking truck drivers and to have a good time their unbelievable acts of bravery.” 

Go to and use the nomination type to inform the story of a brave truck driver who’s deserving of the honour. Goodyear will decide an accepted listing of nominees from which a panel of judges will choose the winner and two finalists.

Goodyear will announce the award winner in early 2023, honoring the motive force with a money prize, a Goodyear prize package deal and journey and resort expense for a visit to Orlando for a winner announcement on the Know-how & Upkeep Council (TMC) annual assembly in March 2023. Two runners up may also obtain a money prize and Goodyear prize packages. 

Eligible nominees should be a full-time truck driver, reside within the U.S. or Canada and the person’s truck on the time of the incident should function 12 wheels or extra. The act of braveness should have occurred between Jan. 1, 2022, and Dec. 31, 2022.


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