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News   July 29, 2009   by Auto Service World

Bridgestone Canada Seeks Nominees for 2009 Canadian Truck Hero Award


Bridgestone Canada is seeking candidates for this year’s Canadian Truck Hero Award. The award is given to a truck driver that has performed a heroic act over the past year.

“We should not let heroic highway acts go unrecognized,” said Jim West, general manager, commercial products, Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions, a division of BSCA.

The recipient of the Truck Hero Award will receive a $3,000 cash prize, specially commissioned trophy and a two-day, all expense-paid trip for two to an award presentation in Toronto. The owner of the recipient’s trucking company, along with a guest, will also receive an expense-paid trip to the presentation. A donation of $3,000 will also be made to the recipient’s charity of choice.

To qualify for the award:
• Incidents must have occurred anywhere in North American while on the job between January 1, 2008 to September 30, 2009.
• Nominees must be a truck driver from Canada that operates a vehicle with 14 wheels or more.

Nominations will be accepted until September 30, 2009.To learn more about this award, please see the release attached below. To nominate a professional truck driver who has demonstrated courage, quick thinking and integrity in the face of an emergency, visit www.truckhero.ca or email me at kathleen@torchiacom.com for a nomination form.


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