Trucks of all shapes and sizes were on display during the TRUXPO event at Tradex over the weekend. (Joshua Watkins/Black Press)

VIDEO: Truxpo 2018 in Abbotsford

Highlights from the annual event celebrating trucking and transportation

Thousands packed Tradex in Abbotsford for Western Canada’s biggest event in trucking and transportation – Truxpo.

Drivers, families and industry executives descended onto Abbotsford on Friday and Saturday to see a wide selection of trucks for all trades, in addition to plenty of features and activities, from a half-day conference to family day and educational seminar sessions.

The event also saw the following features:

· $10,000 worth of prizes were drawn throughout Saturday

· Recruiting Here – For businesses and job-seekers alike, the Recruiting Here feature at Truxpo 2018 focused on helping the significant talent shortage in the transportation industry.

· Salute to Women Behind the Wheel – The first-ever salute to take place in Western Canada happened on Saturday at the show.

Video by: Joshua Watkins

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