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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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October 2017 – Chris Rauch

October 2017 - Chris Rauch My name is Chris Rauch and I was born in Provost, AB, December 24, 1975, to Lorna and Herman Rauch. I’m the oldest of 3, I have two younger sisters and I have lived all over Alberta, from Wainwright to Drumheller to where I currently live in Edson. I have always been truck crazy from as long as I can remember probably because my [...]

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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 website for night shots of lighted trucks. The accomplished artist who did the painting is [...]

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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 you can imagine, everyone knew everyone and we looked out for each other. We would [...]

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