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Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY


Hi Everyone

We just received an e-mail from Sam Grey, one of our  loyal subscribers of Truth About Trucking.

He is attending the 37th annual Mid-America Trucking show. The  Annual Mid-America Trucking Show appears to be the largest show ever.  Over 1150 companies have signed on to take part in the 2008 show.

According to the site  there are:

 Seminars Providing it’s Attendees with informative, constructive, and trucking-oriented seminars. Information that goes well beyond “good to know” and enters into a “must-know” situation.

Recruitment Center

A gathering of more than 100 of trucking’s premier fleets looking for new drivers. These companies provide employment opportunities for those  truck drivers looking for career advancement.

Mid-America’s Big-Rig Build-Off

 Mid-America Big Rig Build-Off IV at the Mid-America Trucking Show  This year six teams from across North America combine their craft and skill to design extraordinary trucks.

Internet & Technology

Here is where they showcase the most innovative technology available to the trucking industry in one centralized location.

Check out the site. Next year we should ALL plan to attend………..Thanks Sam.

Check out the site: Mid-America Trucking Show ( MATS)

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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