Midland Drivers win overall best team award at Atlantic Driving Championships

July 6, 2018

On Saturday, June 16, Midland drivers successfully competed in the 2018 Atlantic Driving Championships at the Commercial Safety College in Masstown, Nova Scotia. The event is hosted by the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association and allows professional truck drivers to showcase their skills, with an emphasis on safety.

A total of 36 drivers competed in several divisions including: 2-Axle (Straight Truck), 4-Axle (Single Tandem), 5-Axle (Tandem-Tandem) and B-Train (Super B-Train).

The Midland participants won several awards, including the Overall Best Team Award. Midland has won the team award five out of the last seven years. “We’re proud of the quality of our drivers. Winning the team award reinforces our belief that we have the best group of drivers on the road. They are skilled professionals who are committed to safety,” said Rod Hudson, Director of Driver and Owner-Operator Relations at Midland Transport.

Individual award winners from Midland also included:

 Winners Midland Apta


Glenn Fisher (left in photo) is a multiple year award winner:

2018 2nd in B-Train Class & Professionalism Award

2017 3rd in B-Train Class & Professionalism Award

2016 2nd in B-Train Class & Professionalism Award

Jeremy Nichols (right in photo): Commercial Safety College

 Midland Apta Winners


Richard Patriquin (left in photo): 3rd in Five-Axle Tractor Trailer Class

Paul Fournier (right in photo): Midland employee and member of the APTA Safety Council

 Apta Midland Winners


Homer Whittaker (left in photo): 3rd in Two-Axle Straight Truck Class

Paul Fournier (right in photo): Midland employee and member of the APTA Safety Council