Rig of the Month

/Rig of the Month

March 2019 – West Cole

March 2019 - West Cole It has become a ritual of sorts late on Friday night of Alberta Big Rig Weekend, after the lighted truck parade, to wander over to West Cole’s parking spot with a beverage in hand. It is a popular spot where you can join in the fun of watching him, [...]

February 2019 – Fred Lowe

February 2019 - Fred Lowe Fred Lowe lives in Merritt BC and is very well known and respected in the logging industry. He has hauled logs in some of the toughest areas of BC. It is probably safe to say that he has done this with the widest variety of equipment over the longest [...]

Dec 2018/Jan 2019 – Luke Phillips

Dec 2018/Jan 2019 - Luke Phillips I always love it when John gives me the opportunity to help tell you the story of a fellow gear jammer. When I was a kid, truckers were considered knights of the road, something I would like to see us get back to. Our rig of the month [...]

November 2018 – Dale Howard

November 2018 - Dale Howard Our November Rig of the Month driver is Dale Howard who has been writing very informative articles for Pro-Trucker for the last few months. Dale is very knowledgeable and has had a varied work life but he has always returned to his love of driving. My dad had a [...]

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 [...]