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Search is on for the next HighwayStar

TORONTO, Ont. – Newcom Media is looking for Canada’s top truck driver or owner-operator, and is ready to reward them with thousands of dollars in cash and prizes — and the coveted title of HighwayStar of the Year.

The annual recognition will be presented on Saturday, April 13, during the ExpoCam 2019 trade show in Montreal.

The full prize package includes $10,000 in cash, an Eberspaecher heater system, a special-edition leather jacket, and travel and accommodations for two to ExpoCam 2019 in Montreal.

“We’re looking for someone who embodies the best the trucking industry has to offer,” says John G. Smith, editorial director of Newcom’s trucking and supply chain publications. “Our past winners have set themselves apart through skills at the wheel, contributions to the community, and commitments to being strong industry ambassadors.”

Do you know someone who fits that description? Be sure to tell us about them.

Nomination forms are now available online at The deadline for entries is March 1.

Newcom Media publications include Today’s Trucking, Truck News, Truck West, Transport Routier, Truck Tech, Canadian Shipper, Inside Logistics, and more.

John G Smith

John G Smith

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking,, TruckTech, Transport Routier, Canadian Shipper, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995, when he was named the editor of Truck News and led the development of Since then he has been a contributing editor to industry publications across North America, served as a frequent speaker on industry topics, and been honored for his coverage of business and technical matters alike.
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