Hero of the Highway Award

The Trucking Industry Defense Association’s (TIDA) “Hero of the Highway” award is bestowed annually upon a commercial driver who deserves recognition for heroic behavior and/or extraordinary public service demonstrated in the past year. The TIDA Board of Directors selects the recipient of the Hero of the Highway Award.


Hero of the Highway Past Recipients


Pictured from left to right: Kevin Chignell and Dewayne Lee Walker (2021 award recipient)

Click on the awardees name below to watch how they earned the Hero of the Highway award.

2021

Dewayne Lee Walker, Landstar Inway, Inc

2019

 Irena Ivic, Milwaukee County Transit System

2018 Darren Phillips, Sevier Valley Transportation 

2017

Ron Kneeland, Maverick Transportation LLC

2016

Shawn Neiman, Ward Trucking

2015 

Amy S. Norris, B&B Trucking

2013

Adam Phillips, Ruan Transportation Management Systems

2012

Mike Salmon, Southeastern Freight Lines

2011

Alton Greeson, Transport America

2010

David Nelson, Werner Enterprises