MATS: Sights and sounds from America’s biggest trucking show

Updated Apr 3, 2023

In the video take a tour through Overdrive's time March 29-April 1 reporting on and documenting America's biggest trucking show, from set-up out in the PKY Truck Beauty Championship lot through to the last session of the day, on spotting and avoiding double brokers. The Mid-America Trucking show takes place in Louisville, Kentucky, and features more 850 exhibitors and hundreds of custom trucks on display. MATS features the latest trucking technology and some of the baddest, newest and oldest trucks in America. 

Keep tuned through the coming weeks for more from the show.

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Kenyascicus Sanders: Came out to MATS to view, a couple new products and check out some of the new technology.

Jerry Perry: We've been coming to MATS since he was a little kid with my dad. We just carry on the tradition.

Danny Mattox: Everybody should come out here at least once in their life.

Rod Lantz: We used to always have to work the show. It's fun to come and see the show, you know?

Speaker 6: I've been coming up here for 20 years.

Richard Petty: Yeah, just gets bigger and bigger.

Interviewer: What's your favorite part about MATS?

Kenyascicus Sanders: Information? The information that we get from here is just so concentrated information.

Jack Lowry: It's hard to say, but I'm really liking looking at all the trailers themselves.

Rod Lantz: Pride & Polish.

Jerry Perry: Pride and Polish show.

Danny Mattox: The favorite part right now is outside where all the chrome is with all the big trucks.

Jason Earlywine: I like coming down here to look at the originality of people's projects, the antique trucks.

Willie Flores: I like it because the camaraderie and the friends. Always make new friends.

Andy Goettsch: I'm already kind of in awe about it.        

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