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April 2018 – Arthur Barrie

April 2018 - Arthur Barrie Hi, my name is Arthur Barrie, I’m a 60 year old truck driver, or as we used to say years ago, lorry driver, from Glasgow in Bonnie Scotland. I’ve held my licence for 36 years and I’m the only driver I’ve come across who holds an HGV Class 1 P.H.D. licence. (Pot Hole Dodger) It all started when I was about to get married, [...]

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March 2018 – Allison Roff

March 2018 - Allison Roff If you read the letters to the editor then you already know that our Rig of the Month driver for this issue was nominated by our Rig of the Month driver for March of 2012, Blair Candy. For those who have not read the letters Blair wrote: “I was your Rig of the Month in March of 2012 and I was wondering if I [...]

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February 2018 – Greg Evasiuk

February 2018 - Greg Evasiuk About this time last year I was approached by a trucker who requested that we run his father as our Rig of The Month for May, as a surprise for his birthday. The driver did such a great job writing the article for his father that I asked him if he would like to write more articles for the magazine. That driver, our regular [...]

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Dec2017/Jan2018 – Toby Doyle

Dec2017/Jan2018 - Toby Doyle Somewhere on the I-90 between Buffalo and Erie, Pennsylvania I heard, "Ok, ease off on the clutch, now keep her straight, shift, shift. That's it, you got it!" It’s been over 35 years and I can still hear my Dad guiding me through the gears the first time I drove his truck. I was 16 at the time and had skipped school to join [...]

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November 2017 – Rafail Proios

November 2017 - Rafail Proios My name is Rafail Proios. I was born and raised in Alexandreia, a small town in the province of Imathia, in northern Greece. My father’s name is Nikos (Nick), my mother’s name is Kaliopi and I have an older brother, Aposolos and a younger sister, Sophia. I caught what I call the trucking “virus” back when I was a toddler. This was probably due [...]

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