MASSTOWN, N.S. — Forty-three Atlantic Canada drivers participated in the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association’s 2003 Professional Truck Driving Championships last weekend.
In order to compete, drivers had to be professional truck drivers and had to have maintained an accident-free driving record for at least a full year before the event.
The Championship is designed to promote safe driving skills and professional awareness of truck drivers and the trucking industry.
The winners for the 2-Axle Class were: 1st Place Sandy Cooke, Armour Transportation Systems 2nd Place Ron Mattinson, Roy B. Mattinson and Sons Trucking 3rd Place Roy Mattinson, Roy B. Mattinson and Sons Trucking Professionalism Brian Upham, Armour Transportation Systems
The winners for the 4-Axle Class were: 1st Place Troy MacLean, Armour Transportation Systems 2nd Place Donald Umlah, Unique Personnel Services 3rd Place Malcolm Matthews, Unique Personnel Services Professionalism Ron Leopard, Advantage Personnel
The winners for the 5-Axle Class were: 1st Place Jeff Tooker, Eassons Transport Ltd. 2nd Place John Sweeney, Midland Transport Limited 3rd Place Terry Ritchie, Sunbury Transport Limited Professionalism Alan Constantine, Armour Transportation Systems
The Rookie of the Year award went to John Sweeney, and the Team award went to Sandy Cooke, Brian Upham, Dollard LeBlanc, Alan Constantine and Troy MacLean of Armour Transportation Systems.
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