BC Professional Truck Driving Championships Rodeo Pictures
Photos taken May 26, 2000
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The 2001 British Columbia Professional Trucking Driving Championships was help at Port Kells, BC (Surrey) at the Freightliner dealership.
The equipment used for the competitions were supplied by:

B-Train Competition
Tractors: Volvo Trucks of Vancouver
Trailers: Canadian Freightways Ltd.

Tandem-Tandem Competition
Tractors: Freightliner of Vancouver Ltd.
Trailers: Trend Transport Ltd.

           Single-Tandem Competition
Tractors: Dams Ford Lincoln Sales Ltd.
Trailers: West Arm Truck Lines Ltd.

Single-Single Competition
Tractors: Reimer Express Lines Ltd.
Trailers: Yellow Freight System of BC Inc.

           Straight Truck Competition
Truck: Hino Diesel Trucks (Canada) Ltd.

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Driving Circuit

B-Train Competition

B-Train Volvo backing into the alley dock.
B-Train Volvo winding its way through the serpentine.
B-Train Volvo making its way to the scale allignment.
B-Train Volvo backing into the alley dock.
B-Train Volvo backing into the alley dock.
B-Train Volvo backing into the alley dock.
B-Train Volvo winding its way through the serpentine.
B-Train Volvo driving through the diminishing clearance competition.

Tandem-Tandem Competition

Freightliner Classics that were used for the Tandem-Tandem Competition seen waiting for the competition.
Jim Kidd, a Reimer Express driver, approaching the blind alley dock.
Jim Kidd checking his mirrors as he backs into the blind alley dock.
Don Graham, another Reimer driver, passes by as he goes through the circuit.
Don Graham backing the Freightliner Classic into the blind alley dock.
Don Graham checking his trailer as he backs intot the blind alley dock.

Single-Tandem Competition

New Sterling with a 45-foot trailer that will be used for the single-tandem competition.
One of the officials driving the Sterling to the competition.
Gordon Foster, a Reimer Express driver, checking things out as he prepares to go through the circuit.
Gordon Foster bringing the single-tandem Sterling up to the blind alley dock.
Gordon Foster almost has the trailer backed into the alley dock.
Julius Swecera, another Reimer Express driver, getting into the cab of the Sterling, ready to do the single-tandem competition.
Julius Swecera getting ready to start the circuit.
Juilius Swecera going through the dimishing clearance competition.
Julius Swecera backing into the blind alley dock.
Two Reimer Express drivers, Julius Swecera and Gordon Foster, congratulating each other and commenting on the circuit. Gordon Foster won FIRST over all in the Single-Tandem Competition.

Single-Single Competition

Reimer Express 2000 Sterlings and the Yellow Freight trailers that will be used for the single-single competition.
The nine competing Reimer Express drivers plus one posing in front of their Sterling. From left to right:
Gilbert "Rollie" Lapierre, Ron Newton, Jim Williams, Jim Kidd, Don Graham, Kelly Cole, Merv Olson, Gordon Foster, Julius Swecera, Konrad Scharf.
Kelly Cole, a Reimer Express driver, getting into the cab of the Sterling.
Reimer Expres Sterling going through the serpentine.
The Sterling in the foreground has just made a U-Turn while the one in the background is winding its way through the serpentine.
Kelly Cole getting ready to pull out for the single-single competition.
Kelly Cole pulling out.
Bill Alexander, a Canadian Freightways driver looking at the once in a life time tractor trailer combination.
Konrad Scharf passing by on his single-single circuit.
Gilbert "Rollie" Lapierre, another Reimer Express driver, taking off on the competition. Rollie won FIRST over all in the Single-Single Competition.
Here is a picture of the Reimer Express Sterlings coming to the end of the competition.

Straight Truck Competition

Jim Williams, another Reimer Express driver, getting ready to compete in the straight truck competition.
Merv Olson, another Reimer Express driver, getting ready to compete in the straight truck competition.

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