Canadian Driver Takes Top Spot in Photo Contest
PLOVER, WI – A truck driver for New Brunswick’s Armour Transportation took home one of the top honors in the Women in Trucking association’s “I Heart Trucking” photo contest.
Susan De Ridder won the “People’s Choice” award for her photograph entitled “Susie tearing up the blacktop from coast to coast” in this effort to promote a positive view of the trucking industry.
De Redder first became a truck driver in 1984 when she arrived in Ontario and has been with Armour since 2013.
The contest, which ran from June 23 to July 24, received three-dozen entries from industry professionals in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
Professional drivers and other trucking industry contestants, using their own cameras or phones submitted the photos. Judging was based on originality, composition, quality, and the “I Heart Trucking” theme.
Below is a complete list of winners. A link to each photo is on each title.
Winner – “Susie tearing up the blacktop from coast to coast” by Susan De Ridder
1st runner-up – “Trucking Alaska” by Peggy Biro
2nd runner-up – “Living the truck experience” by Shantell Zuzueta
Winner – “Rise and Shine” by Kim Grimm
1st runner-up – “The Beauty of Trucking” by Andrea Noto
2nd runner-up – “Car Hauler” by Martha Ibarra
Honorable Mention “May we NEVER forget” by Julie Matulle
The winners received a plaque during the Women In Trucking reception at the recent Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.
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