Drivers vie for Goodyear Highway Hero award

Mackay, Steven
March 2008
Overdrive;Mar2008, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p16
Trade Publication
The article presents the finalists of the 25th annual North America Highway Hero Award of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in the U.S. Nominees are truck drivers who risked their lives during 2007 to save others. Rick Tower saved a woman from a car veered off the road into an adjacent river in California. Richard Filiczkowski saved a young girl after her father unknowingly drove his car into a South Dakota pond. Richard Greene rescued a pregnant woman who was being attacked in New Mexico.


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