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Low-Deck-Height and Galvanized Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck Trailers

XL Specialized Trailers debuted two new trailers at the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show held in Louisville, Kentucky in March. The company introduced the next model in its galvanized trailer series, a Mechanical Full-Width Gooseneck and a Low-Profile Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck trailer.

TRIB's Spot the Retread Contest Explained [Video]

David Stevens, managing director of the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau, explained the purpose behind the group's annual Spot the Retreads contest at the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show. Participants had to spot which tires were new and which were retreads from a set of 10 different tires.

2018 Paul K. Young Truck Beauty Contest [Photos]

Named in honor of the Mid-America Trucking Show founder, the Paul K. Young Truck Beauty Championship is one of the main attractions at MATS every year, showcasing custom trucks competing for accolades and awards.  Photos: Jim Park

American Truck Historical Society Display at MATS

While the South Wing of The Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville was missing a few OEM exhibitors, the ATHS made good use of the vacant space with a display of vintage iron that drew a lot of fans. Here's a sampling of some of the trucks on display. Photos by Jim Park  

Women In Trucking Rewards Prime Driver With Volvo Truck

Tiffany Hanna, a truck driver and trainer at Prime, Inc., has been awarded a Volvo VNL 670 by the Women In Trucking Association and Arrow Truck Sales for her winning essay on the importance of attracting more women to the trucking industry.