- A driver builds up his own trucking business
- Father and son share a love of life on the road, even if it makes visits rare
- This driver always makes time to mentor the next generation — whether at home or on the road
- This driver helps rookie truckers learn the ropes
- Home-schooling in a truck means the country is a classroom
- This driver sees the world through Google Glass
- A career trucker brings his tales of the road to people in hospice
- How driver Paul Sedlak finds motivation to reach his fitness goals
- I Love Trucking: More than a job, driving is a way of life
- Big Rig Books: Driver delivers books to underprivileged kids
All posts tagged "Mid-America Trucking Show"
- Bob and Shelley Brinker look at this year’s MATS as another time to shine
There’s no isolation booth, no bouquet of roses or tiara, and not a swimsuit in sight, but the winners of a truck beauty show are just as pleased as any Miss America is at her crowning. And...
- Posted March 4, 2015
- The Hot Topics for MATS 2014
Every March the trucking industry gathers in Louisville, Ky., for the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). There are products from every major manufacturer, carriers from all across the nation and more than a thousand vendors covering more than...
- Posted January 16, 2014
- MATS 2013 Slideshow
Whether looking for the latest models or scoping out show trucks, MATS is picture perfect.
- Posted May 3, 2013
- Road King Wins 13 Awards
Road King magazine won 13 awards, including the Best of 2012 Award for magazine design, at the Truck Writers of North America Communication Awards given out at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The TWNA Communication...
- Posted April 29, 2013
- Come See Us at MATS
The Mid-America Trucking Show is an incredible event that brings together just about every possible aspect of the industry in one place.
- Posted March 5, 2013
- MATS puts everything trucking on display
MATS puts everything trucking on display
- Posted May 4, 2012
- MATS a Million
The year’s biggest trucking show takes place March 22-24, 2012, at the Kentucky Expo in Louisville. This is the place where drivers gather to see the latest innovations in trucking, meet their fellow drivers, marvel at the...
- Posted January 6, 2012
- Safe Travels
National Transportation safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman got down in the trenches with professional drivers this Spring during a two-day, four-state journey from Washington, D.C., to Louisville, Ky. Hersman traveled with different drivers by tractor-trailer to...
- Posted July 8, 2011
- Pictures from MATS
Check out our photo gallery of the trucks, parts, gear and more that made up the 2011 Mid-America Trucking Show.
- Posted April 4, 2011
- MATS Memories
It’s hard to believe that the Mid- America Trucking Show is 40 years old, and harder still to realize that I’ve attended almost 30 of those shows.
- Posted March 7, 2011