MATS, other events on trucking’s March calendar

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Updated Mar 3, 2017
This vintage GMC COE was on display at MATS in 2016.

Thousands of truck drivers, trucking families and industry exhibitors will head to Louisville later this month for the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show. The show, held March 23-25 at the Kentucky Expo Center, is one of the industry’s largest yearly truck shows.

This year’s seminar topics include: Truckers Against Trafficking training and certification, e-log discussions, entry level driver training requirements, commercial vehicle inspections and more. Trucks competing in the PKY Truck Beauty Championship will be available for viewing in Lot J behind the West Wing.

The Red Eye Radio Booth will feature musicians Tony Justice, Lee Greenwald, Shane Owens and Jayne Denham. 

Truck parking will be available at the Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Trucks are to enter at Gate D. The lot will be open from March 22 at 7:30 a.m. to March 26 at 9 a.m. Showers, truck service/repair and restrooms will be available in the lot. Free shuttles will be available to take drivers to and from the lot to the show.

You can now registration online for $10 or on site at the show for $10.

Here’s everything else on the March trucking calendar: