EDMONTON, Alta. — Alberta is one of 27 provinces and states participating in the World’s Largest Truck Convoy to benefit the Special Olympics.
In Alberta, the event will begin at the Leduc weigh scales on Hwy. 2 just south of Edmonton on Sept. 18 at 8 a.m.. The convoy will work its way south, stopping in Red Deer to collect more trucks at Antler Hill, just off Hwy. 2. The convoy will then proceed to Calgary, stopping along the way to pick up more trucks.
The convoy will eventually wrap up in Lethbridge, Alta. at about 2:30 p.m.
A police escort will be provided and organizers are hoping for a good turnout of semi-trucks. The event will culminate at the Exhibition Grounds in Lethbridge, Alta. where the National Truck Driving Championships will be taking place.
Many sponsorship opportunities are available and anyone with a big-rig to drive is welcome to participate. For more information about participating in Alberta, visit www.amta.ca/Convoy/Convoy_Reg.doc. Or, call Jason Pinch with the Edmonton Police Service at 1-780-720-7356. For details in other locations within North America, visit www.worldslargesttruckconvoy.com or call 1-800-700-8585.
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