Rig of the Month

/Rig of the Month

January-February 2022 – Norris Fedato

January-February 2022 - When driver Norris Fedato was two months old, he was taken in by his grandparents, who lived in Bralorne, BC. Bralorne, at that time, was a bustling mining town of about 3,000 that serviced the Bralorne and Pioneer mines. The town was about as remote as any place in Southern [...]

November-December 2021 – Robert Pigeau

November-December 2021 - I called Scott Casey to see if he could recommend a veteran driver for our November/December Rig of the Month. He introduced me to Robert Pigeau, and I am glad he did. I have spoken to many recruiters, and those I have talked to over the years all seem to [...]

September-October 2021 – Trent Lalonde

September-October 2021 - Driving truck was something I decided to do for one year as an adventure. That was 28 years ago. However, the adventures have never ended. I stumbled into trucking. In my 20’s I was working construction and often found myself unemployed. My parents had a few trucks hauling logs, so [...]

July-August 2021 – Tylor Rogers

July-August 2021 - After high school, I came back to the farm and got my license to haul grain. That’s when I really got bit by the trucking bug. Shortly after getting my license, I got a job working as a driver in the oilfield in a brand new 2008 Peterbilt, 379 long hood [...]

May-June 2021 – Sean Leatherland

May-June 2021 - My name is Sean Leatherland, and I was born in 1969 in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England. I have been interested in trucks and trucking for as long as I can remember. The main reason is I grew up around trucks. I am a third-generation driver as both my father and grandfather were [...]

March-April 2021 – Kalyn Tibbits

March-April 2021 - My name is Kalyn Tibbits, and I was born in 1992 at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton. My family left Edmonton when I was a year old, and over the next few years, we moved all over Alberta and B.C. That went on until I was in grade 6 when we [...]

January-February 2021 – Jay Palachuk

January-February 2021 - 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]