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FERGUS, Ont. - Despite the suspect weather, an annual rite of summer closed out the month of July as it has for several years running.The Fergus Truck Show made its 2002 appearance on the industry's r...


FERGUS, Ont. – Despite the suspect weather, an annual rite of summer closed out the month of July as it has for several years running.

The Fergus Truck Show made its 2002 appearance on the industry’s radar screen and a number of fleets and owner/operators were rewarded for their diligence and attention to detail with trophies from one of Ontario’s largest show’n’shines.

Here’s a list of all of the winners…

The Best Truck of the Show – Public Choice: Steve and Mary Toole, Droh, Inc., ’98 Freightliner

Best O/O Working Tractor: Dave Cowan, Walker Transport, ’01 Peterbilt

Best Working Conventional Tractor without Sleeper: Steve Joyce, Sleeman Brewery, ’01 Freightliner

Best Working Cabover Tractor: George Mercer, TNT, ’00 Kenworth

Best 2002 or Newer Company Working Tractor: Jim Provost, Jim Provost Trucking, ’02 Peterbilt

Best Pre-2002 Company Working Tractor: Chris Hall, Sleeman Brewery, ’99 Freightliner

Best 2002 or Newer Working Tractor: Mark Poirier, Heritage Truck Lines, ’03 Peterbilt

Best ’00 to ’01 Working Tractor: Dave Cowan, Walker Transport, ’01 Peterbilt

Best ’98 to ’99 Working Tractor: Steve and Mary Toole, Droh, Inc., ’98 Freightliner

Best ’94 to ’97 Working Tractor: Dennis Bradbury, Star Cruiser Transport, ’97 Peterbilt

Best ’83 to ’93 Working Tractor: Phil Langevin, P.A. Langevin Transport, ’85 Peterbilt

Best Pre-1983 Working Tractor: Adam Paruin, Dinsmale Trucking, ’78 Peterbilt

Best Restored Non-Working Tractor: Craig Hanson, Sunrise Equipment, ’81 Kenworth

Best Paint Tractor: Craig Hanson, Sunrise Equipment, ’81 Kenworth

Best Paint Tractor-Trailer Combination: Dan Lubberts, Lubberts Trucking, ’02 Peterbilt

Best Mural Tractor Mural: Steve and Mary Toole, Droh, Inc., ’98 Freightliner

Best Mural Tractor-Trailer: Bill Aylesworth, J.S. Crawford & Son, ’96 Freightliner

Best Displayed Truck Area: Steve and Mary Toole, Droh, Inc., ’98 Freightliner

Best Displayed Fleet: Keith Hall & Sons Transport

Best Fleet (3-5 units displayed): Sleeman Brewery

Best Fleet (6+ units displayed): J.F. Kitching & Son Ltd.

Best Tractor-Tractor Reefer: Steve &Janine Woods, Brian Kurtz Trucking, ’00 Kenworth

Best Tractor-Tractor Van: Chris Green, L.E. Walker Transport Ltd., ’00 Peterbilt

Best Tractor-Trailer-Livestock: Jeff McLean, Schaus Transport, ’98 Peterbilt

Best Tractor-Trailer-Feed: Ray Weber, B.J. Bear Grain Co. Ltd., ’98 Freightliner

Best Tractor-Trailer-Float, Flat or Curtain Side: Robert Spear, Export Express Auto Carriers, ’01 Peterbilt

Best Tractor-Trailer-Tanker: Neil Molenaar, Cooney Bulk Sales, ’85 Peterbilt

Best Tractor-Trailer-Trains: Ray Weber, B.J. Bear Grain Co. Ltd., ’98 Freightliner

Best Tractor-Trailer-Dump: Ian Greenwood, Greenwood Haulage, ’02 Peterbilt

Best 2001 or Newer Dump: Mike Rynard, Luchka Float, ’02 Peterbilt

Best Pre-2001 Dump: Ray Weber, B.J. Bear Grain Co. Ltd., ’98 Freightliner

Best Straight Truck: Bennett Smoke, Transpo Freight Systems, ’97 Freightliner

Best Service Vehicle: Shawn MacDonald, MacDonald Fuels, ’88 Mack

Best Heavy Recovery Unit: Mike Caczur, Ken’s Towing, ’84 Kenworth

Best Light-Duty Specialized Truck: Dale Wilson, Ken’s Towing, ’95 Chevrolet

Best Highway Mini: Bill Millar, Lafarge Construction, ’76 Mini

Best Unique Purpose, Alan Eadie, Comtow, ’00 Kenworth

Best Flagship/Owners’ Mascot: Paul Lance, 1st Line Logistics, ’89 International

Best Light Show-Single: Bill Briscoll, Paradigm Trucking, ’92 Kenworth

Best Light Show-Fleet: O’Rourke Transport

Best Exhibitor Display: Cambridge Mack.


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