Take a break and visit one of these upcoming trucking events

| Tuesday, October 04, 2011

All work and no play? Check out what’s coming up in trucking and take the family along.

Don’t put away those polish rags yet. The Charlotte Diesel Super Show takes over the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC, Oct. 7-8. In addition to the Pride & Polish competition and the truck drags, music legend Charlie Daniels will be performing Friday night. For more information, visit dieselsupershow.com or call 888-349-4287.

The World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics has already rolled through most states, but they’re not done yet. Click here for details on the two convoys happening Oct. 15.

Convoy for a Cure – Ontario, West, is rolling at the 5th Wheel Truck Stop in Dorchester, Ontario, Oct. 15. Proceeds will benefit the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. For more information, visit convoyforacureontwest.com or call Joanne MacKenzie at 613-498-9064.

The first ever Truck Driver Social Media Convention will take place Oct. 15 at the Gold Strike Resort and Casino in Tunica, MS. Participants will enjoy meals, entertainment, speakers and discussions about industry issues during the convention. For more information, visit truckingsocialmedia.com or call 352-505-8162.

OOIDA Life Member Cindy Stowe is once again hosting the Convoy for a Cure USA. Note: The event on Oct. 29 has been moved to Carl’s Corner Petro, I-35E, exit 374, near Hillsboro, TX. Join her to help raise money for BreastCancer.org. For more information, send an email to cindystowe@ymail.com or call 903-288-0374.

Get some sun at the Meca South Florida Truck Show, Nov. 4-6 in Miami, FL. This is a NAST event that is sure to feature lots of chrome. For more information, visit nastshowtrucks.org or call Eric Garcia at 305-884-2028.

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