Welcome back to our blog! If you haven’t checked out our website yet, let us introduce ourselves.  L.L. Carter & Son is a truck wreckers company near Caroline Virginia. We specialize in heavy duty towing and accident recovery for semi trucks. We mainly service Caroline, Spotsylvania, Ashland, Fredericksburg and Hanover. But we will travel to anywhere in Virginia.

As the truckers towing company, we wanted to compile a list of nationwide trucking events that are coming up in the next three months (July, August and September). The trucking business is a busy one, and we hope you can attend some of these events and learn new things about the industry.

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Truckers Jamboree – July 12-14, 2018 at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa.

Celebration of America’s truckers since 1979. There will be over 175 exhibits, pork chop cookout, carnival games, live country music, fireworks and so much more.

ATA Forum for Motor Carrier General Counsel – July 15-18 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM

Forum about trucking’s legal issues such as compliance, employment, litigation, etc.

Expedite Expo – July 20-21, 2018 at the Lexington Center, Lexington, KY.

Learn about the newest expedite trucking industry news such as equipment, career opportunities and products.

McLeod CFO Conference – July 24, 2018 at the Westin Nashville, Nashville, TN.

Learn from speakers from carrier and logistic companies. Hear from the best financial, accounting, legal and banking professionals in the industry.


Safety & Security Meeting – August 1-3, 2018 at Abbey Resort & Avani Spa on Geneva Lake, Fontana, WI

Learn about safety and compliance issues as well as relax at the Abbey Springs Golf Course.

ITA Annual Convention Idaho Trucking AssociationAugust 8-10, 2018 at Red Lion Templin’s Hotel on the River, Post Falls, Idaho

ATA National Truck Driving Championships & National Step Van Driving Championships – August 15-18, 2018 at the Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH

Watch 430+ drivers compete!

Great American Trucking Show – August 23-25, 2018 in Dallas, Texas

Attend for more than 150 trucks, 554 exhibits, and 52,000 industry relevant products.

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IMTA Management Conference September 5-6, 2018 at the Coralville Marriott, Coralville, Iowa

Attend for educational sessions, networking opportunities and amazing speakers!

ATA Economic Summit – September 5-6, 2018 atthe Westin Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

Learn from economic experts to strategize the budget for the upcoming year.

NPTC 2018 National Safety Conference – September 13-14, 2018 – Dulles, Virginia

Learn about safety ideas that you can adapt in your own company.

NationaLease 74th Annual Meeting – September 16-17, 2018, at the JW Marriott Marquis, Miami, FL.

If there are more trucking events that you want to add to this list, just leave it in the comments!

When you are in need of a truck wrecker near Caroline Virginia, call L.L. Carter & Son at our 24/7 towing line at 804-448-8804. You can also like our Facebook, for updates!