Nomination Deadline Nears for Goodyear’s North American Highway Hero Program

Do you know a truck driver who has performed a heroic deed? Don’t miss the deadline to recognize drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to save someone else. Nominations for Goodyear’s 28th annual North America Highway Hero program will be accepted until November 30.

Nomination forms and program details can be obtained by calling the Goodyear Highway Hero Hotline at 330-796-8183. The nomination form also is available on the program’s web site at http://www.goodyear.com/truck/news/hero.html. For award consideration, the following necessary criteria must be met:

*The nominee must be a full-time truck driver;

*The nominee must reside in the United States or Canada;

*The incident must have occurred in the United States or Canada;

*The nominee must have been on the job or on the way to or from work, and in his rig at the time of the incident;

*The nominee’s truck at the time of the incident must have 14 wheels or more;

*The incident must have occurred between November 16, 2009 and November 15, 2010 to qualify for this year’s program.

After the nomination period is closed, the list will be pared down to four finalists, with one individual selected by a trucking industry panel of judges to serve as the annual ambassador for the program.

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