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Highway Hero program reaches milestone

With The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co preparing to celebrate a quarter century of truck driver heroics, the company announced that a search is on for United States and Canadian drivers who come to the rescue of fellow motorists.

Nominations for the 25th annual Goodyear North America Highway Hero Awards will be accepted through Nov 30, 2007. To be considered for this year’s award, these criteria must be met:

•Nominee must be a full-time truck driver.

•Nominee must be a resident of the United States or Canada.

•Incident recognized 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 or her rig at the time of the incident.

•Nominee’s truck at the time of the incident must have 14 wheels or more.

•Incident must have taken place between Nov 16, 2006, and Nov 15, 2007, to qualify.

Nomination forms and program details may 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

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