CORTDC champs crowned

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KITCHENER, Ont. — The Central Ontario Regional Truck Driving Championships were held June 12, with the best-performing drivers getting their tickets stamped to the provincials in Milton.

The event was held at Conestoga College’s Doon Campus and 23 drivers participated. They competed in a written test, a pre-trip inspection competition and maneuvering through an obstacle course.

Winners were: Stewart Jutzi, Erb Transport, Straight Truck; William Wolf, Maple Leaf Foods, Single-Single; Bert Weykamp, Conway Transport, Single-Tandem; Tom Griffiths, Maple Leaf Foods, Tandem-Tandem; Wayne Burnett, Maple Leaf Foods, B-Train.

Maple Leaf’s Burnett also won the Safety Award and was named Grand Champion. The Team Award went to Wolf, Rob Marshall and Griffiths of Maple Leaf Foods.

Organizers say the event was a huge success and was capped off with a three-course meal at the Knights of Columbus Banquet Hall. About 75 people attended. 



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