DIEPPE, NB – Team Atlantic’s roster is now set and ready to take on the rest of the country at the national finals of the Canadian Truck Driving Championships.
On June 7, the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association Safety Council hosted four dozen drivers as they competed in the Atlantic Driving Championships. The six first place winners came from the four competition classes (two axle, four axle, five axle and B-train), plus the team and rookie-of-the-year awards.
James L. Chambers of Armour Transportation Systems won the two-axle class. Herb Peters from Days & Ross Transportation Group took top honours in four axle. The five-axle winner was Robert Richard from Midland Transport Limited. Rob Stevens of Home Hardware Stores Limited won the B-train group. James Neal of Armour Transportation Systems was named rookie-of-the-year and Day & Ross earned the team award.
The individual winners will compete again in September in Quebec at the National Driving Championships.
Full list of division winners
2 Axle (Straight Truck)
1st Place James L. Chambers, Armour Transportation Systems
2nd place Roy Mattinson, Roy B. Mattinson & Sons Trucking
3rd place Arthur Burns, Connors Transfer Limited
Professionalism Roy Mattinson, Roy B. Mattinson & Sons Trucking
4 Axle (Single Tandem)
1st place Herb Peters, Day & Ross Transportation Group
2nd place Steve MacPhee, Day & Ross Transportation Group
3rd place John Chambers, Armour Transportation Systems
Professionalism Herb Peters, Day & Ross Transportation Group
5 Axle (Tandem Tandem)
1st place Robert Richard, Midland Transport Limited
2nd place Norman Gallant, Armour Transportation Systems
3rd place James Neal, Armour Transportation Systems
Professionalism David Falcitelli, Armour Transportation Systems
B-Train (Super B Train)
1st place Rob Stevens, Home Hardware Stores Limited
2nd place Glenn Fisher, The TDL Group
3rd place Troy Snow, Day & Ross Transportation Group