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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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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 road building company so I was introduced to Trucking at a young age. I loved [...]

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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 greatest mentor Ron Koch was an independent owner-operator in the late 70's and early 80's. [...]

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