Rig of the Month

/Rig of the Month

January-February 2021 – Jay Palachuk

November-December 2020 - My name is Jay Palachuk. I was born and raised in Winnipeg, and, unlike a lot of you, I’m a first generation truck driver. I first became involved in trucking when I was laid off from my job in 1979. At that time, Unemployment Insurance offered to send me to school to get my Class 3 license. After getting my license, I worked locally, driving a [...]

Rig of the Month|

November-December 2020 – Joe Sinclair

November-December 2020 - My name is Joe Sinclair, and I was born in a small town in Southern Alberta, known for its beautiful coulees and the highlevel train bridge. Lethbridge was a small town in 1985 and home to lots of farmers and truck drivers. Naturally, like most southern Alberta boys, some of my earliest memories are of trucks. If I wasn’t playing trucks (or ghostbusters) with my friends, [...]

Rig of the Month|

September-October 2020 – Spencer Stewart

September-October 2020 - My name is Spencer Stewart and I am 24 years old. I was born, and currently live in Kamloops, BC. I haul logs under my company name, SS Logging. I was raised in Merritt, British Columbia, where I became interested in logging at a very young age. I can remember scrubbing logging truck wheels on the farm before I was old enough to go to elementary [...]

Rig of the Month|

July-August 2020 – John Maywood

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 it is a working truck because it looks as good today as it did back [...]

Rig of the Month|

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 about trucking from a country girl, tomboyish kind of background. As a girl growing up [...]

Rig of the Month|