Rig of the Month

/Rig of the Month

July-August 2020 – Kelly Malanik

July-August 2020 - Our Rig of the Month for July/ August 2020 is John Maywood owner of Ulster Transport in Abbotsford BC. I first met John at our very first BC Big Rig Weekend some 20 years ago. He drove in with the beautiful truck that you see here. It is hard to believe [...]

May-June 2020 – Kelly Malanik

May-June 2020 - Kelly Malanik is our May/June Rig of the Month. She was nominated by our writer Myrna Chartrand. Kelly has a great attitude and is an excellent example of why women drivers are so valuable in our industry. This is her story: I'm not much for storytelling, but I can certainly tell you [...]

March 2020 – Mike Boisvenue

Mar-Apr 2020 - Our March/April Rig of the Month is Mike Boisvenue from Carleton Place, Ontario. I first met Mike at Alberta Big Rig Weekend in 2018, where his beautiful Western Star took home the 2nd place trophy for Truck Trailer Combination. His new truck looks like it will be a contender at [...]

Jan-Feb 2020 – Stofer and Amy

Jan-Feb 2020 - This month the rig of the month is a big truck that is built to overachieve, Unit 402, a big C500 that can bed some fantastic sized loads. It’s owned by Fox Transport, and the truck was designed by one of the company’s owners, Stofer James. While we normally showcase the [...]

October 2019 – Brandon Muir

October 2019 - Brandon Muir A letter we printed in our September issue was from a young driver named Brandon Muir who lives in Telkwa BC. He told of going to the truck stop with his Dad when he was a kid and always getting a Pro-Trucker Magazine when, as he put it, “I [...]

September 2019 – Jerrid Koch

September 2019 - Jerrid Koch Our September Rig of the Month driver is Jerrid Koch from Lethbridge, Alberta. Jerrid’s older brother, Jason, who was Pro-Trucker’s Rig of the Month for October 2018, nominated him for Rig of the Month. This is Jerrid’s story:   My name is Jerrid Koch and I was born in [...]

July 2019 – Marvin Aviles

July 2019 - Marvin Aviles Marvin Aviles Status: Single (Never Married) Age:43 Built: Medium/Heavy Interested in: Women …Oh, sorry, I just realized it’s not that kind of a story Hahaha… Life began a little different for me than most Canadian drivers. I was born in Nicaragua into a family of four. Being the youngest [...]

June 2019 – Mark Rosenau

June 2019 - Mark Rosenau Mike Rosenau from Calgary Alberta is our June Rig of the Month. This is his story: I was born at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary Alberta and grew up in Leduc. With a last name like Rosenau, my future was more or less sealed and I was into trucking [...]

May 2019 – Todd Woitas

May 2019 - Todd Woitas I’m presuming that our rig of the month owner needs little introduction. If you’ve been around Alberta Big Rig Weekend you’ve surely seen him and Roxanne (that’s his Peterbilt, not his wife!) Many of you know him as I do as Todd from ALC. I had to think hard [...]

April 2019 – Myrna Chartrand

April 2019 - Myrna Chartrand If you have taken this article to the bathroom to use for some light reading because you forgot your cellphone, you’re welcome.  You have been saved from having to read the back of the shampoo bottle or count the tiles on the floor. My name is Myrna Chartrand and [...]