Trucking show marks 40th anniversary
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB Fox 41)-- The Mid-America Trucking Show drove into Louisville this weekend drawing in thousands of people. This year the show marked its 40th anniversary at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
Visitors were able to get a glance of the latest semis, trailers and even the Ford - Super Duty trucks, manufactured right here in Louisville.
The annual event is estimated to bring in $14 million to the local economy each year.
"Its awesome hearing all the feedback, but you do hear some negative feedback. And it's good to know also the negative feedback, that way we can improve on our product," said Tim Vincent, KTP Ford worker.
The trucking show is one of the largest trade shows in the country. The show draws in 65,000 each year.