Rig of the Month

/Rig of the Month

September 2017 – Kylee Laird

September 2017 - Kylee Laird I received a phone call a while back from Kylee Laird, who wanted to donate a painting to Alberta Big Rig Weekend to raise money for Military Minds’, “Rolling Barrage.” The painting is 48”x 26” and was painted from a winning picture of the contest she held on her [...]

July 2017 – Aaron Lewis

July 2017 - Aaron Lewis Our July 2017 Rig of the Month driver is Aaron Lewis. He is originally from Merthyr Tydfil, a small mining town in south Wales, UK. He has been in Canada since January of 2013 and now lives in Surrey BC. Growing up in a small town was as how [...]

June 2017 – Trevor Block

Trevor Block - June 2017 The story of Truk “R” Trev: Trevor Block’s life began in April of 1973 in Edson, AB. He lived there for 7 years with his parents Barb and Cricket and his younger sister Tammy. In 1980 the family moved to Abbotsford, BC where they still live  today. This is Trevor’s story: [...]

May 2017 – Rick Evasiuk

May 2017 - Rick Evasiuk We have profiled over 150 Rig of the Month drivers over the last 18 years but this is the first one that has been done without the knowledge of the driver. It is going out as a birthday present to Rick Evasiuk from his son Greg. Here is Rick’s [...]

April 2017 – Aaron Perreault

Ed Wurz - February 2017 My name is Aaron Perreault, and I grew up just south of Stony Plain, Alberta. My mother, Brenda, was a single mom to my younger sister Amy and me. When I was 10 years old our stepdad died so those early years weren’t easy for her. I attended Graminia School [...]

March 2017 – Randy Bye

Ed Wurz - February 2017 My name is Randy Bye and I was born and raised in Hixon, BC, a small town 50kms south of Prince George. I became interested in trucking at a very early age as my father was a truck driver and equipment operator and my dad’s parents were also truck drivers. [...]

February 2017 – Ed Wurz

Ed Wurz - February 2017 My name is Ed Wurz and I was born and raised in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan. My Dad, Daniel and Mom, Annie, had 9 of us kids in all. I had 5 sisters 3 brothers and I was third from the bottom so there was never a problem being straightened out by [...]

Dec 2016 / Jan 2017 – Carole Ann Webster

Carole Ann Webster - Dec 2016 / Jan 2017 My name is Carole Ann Webster and I was born in Richmond, BC. I was raised in various parts of BC, but spent the most time in McLeese Lake. I am the daughter of Scottie and Marion Webster, who back in the day were known as Dusty [...]

November 2016 – Janet Laursen

Janet Laursen - November 2016 My name is Janet Jessie Laursen and this is my story. I was born in the town of Comox, British Columbia and grew up on north Vancouver Island. My first home was in the small town of Pt. McNeill. One of those blink and you miss it kind of towns. My [...]

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 [...]