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Atlantic Driving Championships crowns winners


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

Professionalism
Glenn Fisher, The TDL Group


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