Trucking's Frontline Heroes 2021

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Trucking's Frontline Heroes 2021

Trucking's Frontline Heroes recognizes the brave men and women who go above and beyond the call of duty to meet the challenges the industry faced over the past year. Learn about our 2021 award recipients.

November 1, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Trucking ‘Frontline Heroes’ Honored

TFH Gene Woolsey (left) and Cully Frisard on stage to accept the recognition. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The contributions from two truckers to communities affected by natural disasters were recognized at American Trucking Associations’ annual conference.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 26, 2021
Business, Safety

Hero Cully Frisard: 'We Will Never Leave a City Behind'

Trucking's Frontline Hero Cully Frisard Illustration by Transport Topics; photo courtesy of Cully Frisard

It was early in Cully Frisard’s transportation career when Hurricane Katrina devastated his home state of Louisiana, but the lessons he learned from that 2005 storm steered his response in September when Hurricane Ida delivered a similar blow to the southeastern state. Now he's one of Trucking's Frontline Heroes.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 22, 2021
Business, Safety

Hero Gene Woolsey: 'I Just Like to Help People'

Trucking's Frontline Hero Gene Woolsey Illustration by Transport Topics; photo courtesy of Gene Woolsey

When Gene Woolsey retired five years ago, he knew his time behind the wheel was not over. But he wanted to transition from making a living to making a difference, and found his opportunity not far from his front doorstep. And now he's one of Trucking's Frontline Heroes.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 22, 2021