GATS panel discusses women in trucking

Updated Aug 22, 2016
Attendees enter GATS 2015.

A Great American Trucking Show panel discussion will take an in-depth look at issues and challenges facing women truck drivers.

Crete Carrier will host the panel, titled “The Truth About Women in Trucking: Panel discussion on the unique challenges female drivers face,” Friday, Aug. 26 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the GATS Discovery Pavilion.

The panel discussion will look at what obstacles women face on the road and how they can overcome them. Industry professionals will lead the discussion, which will be open to audience questions and comments.

GATS basics:

Where: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (Dallas Convention Center)


  • Thursday, Aug. 25: Noon to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 26: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 27: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Register: Free online at

Lodging: Hotel information at

Parking: Free truck parking will be available at the Cotton Bowl’s Fair Park