Rig of the Month

/Rig of the Month

October 2018 – Jason Koch

October 2018 - Jason Koch That beautiful truck you see on the cover and in this article belongs to Jason Koch of Diamond City Alberta which is about 10 miles north of Lethbridge. This is his story: I was born in Edmonton, Alberta and I am a 2nd generation trucker. My Dad and my [...]

September 2018 – Jonathan Jones

September 2018 - Jonathan Jones Our September Rig of the Month is Jonathan Jones who was born in Meriden, a small village in England and immigrated to Canada in July 2004. Jonathan got his Class 3 licence while in the Army and his Class 1 shortly after leaving the military. He now runs under [...]

July 2018 – Donna and Mike Murchison

July 2018 – Donna and Mike Murchison There have only been a couple times in the past that we have had the opportunity to have husband and wife team drivers as our Rig of the Month and they have always had great stories. This one is no different. Our July Rig of the Month [...]

June 2018 – Cynthia Tobin

June 2018 - Cynthia Tobin In the middle of a March snowstorm I entered this world in the bunk of an early 60’s Peterbilt. Born to a trucker who picked up a young pregnant teen about to burst, and then married her after we were born. It was somewhere outside Toronto I made my [...]

May 2018 – Leon Gano

May 2018 - Leon Gano Rig of the Month by: By Greg Evasiuk Photo’s by: Leon Gano In trying to find our rig of the month for May I was having coffee with my friend Leon and he was trying to help by going over all of the characters we know and have known [...]

April 2018 – Arthur Barrie

April 2018 - Arthur Barrie Hi, my name is Arthur Barrie, I’m a 60 year old truck driver, or as we used to say years ago, lorry driver, from Glasgow in Bonnie Scotland. I’ve held my licence for 36 years and I’m the only driver I’ve come across who holds an HGV Class 1 [...]

March 2018 – Allison Roff

March 2018 - Allison Roff If you read the letters to the editor then you already know that our Rig of the Month driver for this issue was nominated by our Rig of the Month driver for March of 2012, Blair Candy. For those who have not read the letters Blair wrote: “I was [...]

February 2018 – Greg Evasiuk

February 2018 - Greg Evasiuk About this time last year I was approached by a trucker who requested that we run his father as our Rig of The Month for May, as a surprise for his birthday. The driver did such a great job writing the article for his father that I asked him [...]

Dec2017/Jan2018 – Toby Doyle

Dec2017/Jan2018 - Toby Doyle Somewhere on the I-90 between Buffalo and Erie, Pennsylvania I heard, "Ok, ease off on the clutch, now keep her straight, shift, shift. That's it, you got it!" It’s been over 35 years and I can still hear my Dad guiding me through the gears the first time I [...]

November 2017 – Rafail Proios

November 2017 - Rafail Proios My name is Rafail Proios. I was born and raised in Alexandreia, a small town in the province of Imathia, in northern Greece. My father’s name is Nikos (Nick), my mother’s name is Kaliopi and I have an older brother, Aposolos and a younger sister, Sophia. I caught what [...]