Rig of the Month

/Rig of the Month

August 2016 – Ted Glucki

Ted Glucki - August 2016 My name is Ted Glucki and I was born in 1940 on a farm near the village of Komarno, Manitoba. My father Steve, raised beef cattle there. In 1949 my family decided to “pull up stakes” and relocated to a farm in the Municipality of Rockwood. The farm itself is between [...]

July 2016 – Gordon VanLaerhoven

Gordon VanLaerhoven - June 2016 Hello trucker world! My name is Gordon VanLaerhoven. I was asked to slam out a life story and how I got into trucking and whatnot, so here goes! I was born to Tony and Debbi VanLaerhoven in Chilliwack BC and raised on a dairy farm just across the Fraser River [...]

June 2016 – Mike Hummel

Mike Hummel - June 2016 My name is Mike Hummel. I was born in London, Ontario - the middle of 3 children. I have an older brother Bryan and a younger sister Andrea. My father, John started out as a painter then a welder and finally a warehouse supervisor for Champion Motor Graders which was [...]

May 2016 – Mike Woodford

Mike Woodford - May 2016 Hello, my name is Mike Woodford and I’m a chromaholic… I was born and raised in Prince George, BC and as a young lad I did all the typical kid stuff – I built tree forts, rode my bike, and got into trouble. My Dad was the general manager at [...]

April 2016 – Eric Norum

Eric Norum - April 2016 I received a phone call from Doug Pugh, owner of Overhaul Ventures out of Prince George, who said his driver, Eric, was an ideal candidate for our Rig of The Month. He said he was one of the best employees he’s ever had as he is an excellent driver who [...]

March 2016 – Ian Richmond

Ian Richmond - March 2016 Our March 2016 Rig of the Month driver is Iain Richmond from Calgary Alberta. This is his story: I’m told my story began in a cold rented house, in the village of Rigg (referred to as “the Rigg” by locals) in south west Scotland. There was one way to stay [...]

February 2016 – Shelley Francis

Shelley Francis - February 2016 Shelley Francis from Red Deer Alberta is our February 2016 Rig of the Month driver. This is her story: I was born in St. Boniface, Manitoba when it was still a suburb of Winnipeg – it has since been swallowed up into the city of Winnipeg. My parents moved us [...]

December 2015 – Dean Cornish

Dean Cornish - December 2015 My name is Dean Cornish and I was born in Dawson Creek BC, a small town in Northeastern B.C., to Delbert and Donna Cornish. I guess trucking was in my blood right from the start as I am a third generation owner operator. I would have to say that the [...]

November 2015 – Rob Urquhart

Rob Urquhart - November 2015 Our November Rig of the Month driver is Rob Urquhart from Elk Point Alberta. Rob is a great family man who has been bringing his family out to Alberta Big Rig Weekend since 2013 and it is always a pleasure to see them. My name is Rob Urquhart and I [...]

October 2015 – Brittany Biggar

Brittany Biggar - October 2015 Brittany Biggar, our October 2015 Rig of the Month Driver, is truly in love with her job. She wears a perpetual smile, is a joy to meet, and a great ambassador for the industry. This is her story: I was born in Burnaby, BC, and raised, for the majority of [...]