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2012
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The 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show This Week

The 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., runs Wednesday through Saturday this week with concerts, seminars and an FMCSA "listening session" on electronic onboard recorders in addition to the extensive exhibit halls. New this year on March 21, the day before the show, is a special in-depth Fleet Forum for fleet executives and Heavy Duty/Commercial Vehicle industry VIPs, put on jointly by Heavy Duty Trucking and Fleet Owner magazines. Following are some of the events happening at this year's show at the Kentucky Exposition Center March 22-24.

Thursday, March 22

Show hours 1-6 p.m.
What:Canaan Smith – Live performance and autograph session
When: 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: At 12:30, Red Eye Radio booth, South Wing Lobby A; At 1:30, Western Star booth

What: Miss Willie Brown – Live performance and autograph session
When: 3-4 p.m. and 4-5 p.m.
Where: At 3 p.m., Red Eye Radio booth, South Wing Lobby A; At 4 p.m., Western Star booth

What: Paul K. Young Truck Beauty Show
When: Trucks will be shown all day Thurs.-Sat.
Where: Lot J behind the West Wing
The 23rd annual PKY Truck Beauty Championship will celebrate North America's heavy-duty, working show trucks. The awards presentation will take place Saturday in B101-B103, South Wing Lobby, from 10 a.m. to noon.

What: OnGuard Ride-n-Drive Experience
When: All day, March 22-23
Where: Booth #99500 in the back of the South Wing
Meritor Wabco demonstrates its OnGuard Collision Safety System by letting attendees ride in an OnGuard-equipped vehicle for free.

What: Bendix Tech Talks
When: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., March 22-23;10:30-12:30 March 24
Where: Booth #99500 in the back of the South Wing

Thursday 3/22:
10:30 a.m. Trucking Hot Topic: What's New with Air Disc Brakes?
11:30 a.m. Trucking Hot Topic: The Keys to CSA for Fleets and Drivers
12:30 p.m. How-to Session: Top Questions on Proper Maintenance and Inspection of Air Foundation Brakes
1:30 p.m. Trucking Hot Topic: Clutch Compressors: The Key to Improved Fuel Economy and Vehicle Performance
2:30 p.m. How-to Session: Proper Alignment of Your Vehicle Radar System
3:30 p.m. Trucking Hot Topic: The Keys to CSA for Fleets and Drivers

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