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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 to remember that ‘from ALC’ was not in fact his last name. (It’s Woitas.) Alberta [...]

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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 I was born and raised in Oak Point, Manitoba where I lived until after I [...]

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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, with a bucket of black paint, attacking the deck and frame of his deck truck. [...]

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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 period of time of anyone who is currently still throwing wrappers on a logging truck. [...]

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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 driver would like to see that too and is proof positive that there are still [...]

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