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

Just Posted

Vancouver Motorcycle Show underway at Abbotsford’s Tradex

Event runs until 8 p.m. Saturday, and opens one last day tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

City’s parks still need repairs after windstorm

Repairs still needed in several Abbotsford parks after wind felled trees

Snowball Classic finals set

Mount Vernon, Burnaby South to square off at Abbotsford Senior on Saturday night

Man, 24, charged with nine sexual offences in Abbotsford and Mission

Alleged victim, who he met online, is under the age of 16

Abbotsford parents can no longer opt kids out of class content for personal beliefs

Change comes as part of ‘big overhaul’ of school district’s learning resources policy approved by board

VIDEO: Students in MAGA hats mock Native American at Indigenous Peoples March

Diocese in Kentucky says it is investigating the matter, caught on video by onlookers

CONSUMER REPORT: What to buy each month in 2019 to save money

Resolve to buy all of the things you want and need, but pay less money for them

Want to avoid the speculation tax on your vacant home? Rent it out, Horgan says

Premier John Horgan and Sheila Malcolmson say speculation and vacancy tax addresses homelessness

UPDATE: B.C. woman and boy, 6, found safe, RCMP confirm

Roseanne Supernault says both she and her six-year-old nephew are fine and she has contacted police

PHOTOS: Women’s Marches take to the streets across B.C. and beyond

Women and allies marched worldwide protesting violence against women, calling for equality

VIDEO: Giants wrap southern swing with 6-4 win in Spokane

The Lower Mainland-based hockey team defeated the Chiefs Friday night.

Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents

Seismologists expect the temblors to continue for months, although the frequency has lessened

Women’s March returns across the U.S. amid shutdown and controversy

The original march in 2017, the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, drew hundreds of thousands of people

Federal Liberals announce former B.C. MLA as new candidate in byelection

Richard Lee will face off against federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh

Most Read