Truck Show Latino, America’s only truck show targeting Latino truck owners and drivers, rolls into Fairplex Oct. 17 and 18 with an array of products, services, seminars and job opportunities.
The fifth annual event offers free admission, free Big Rig parking and educational seminars. More than one hundred products and services will be displayed, and insurance and financial specialists will be available. Hours are Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking is at Gate 17.
Looking for a job in the trucking industry? Drivers are in demand and several major trucking companies will be recruiting owner-operators and drivers
Don’t miss the Best of the West Show truck beauty competition. Competitors include trucks owned and shown by locals, many of them Latino truckers, as well as equipment owned by Southern California trucking and construction companies. New custom rigs show up for every show to compete for bragging rights. Approximately 20-30 of the most beautiful trucks in the country will be on display to compete for top honors.
The free educational presentations include:
Driving Toward a Cleaner Future: Important Facts for Truck Owners & Operators
presented by the California Air Resources Board
Are your trucks compliant with State laws? All trucks, buses, trailers and TRU’s operating in California, including those from out of state, are required to take steps to reduce air pollution. This overview will explain what you need to know to be compliant and the funding assistance programs that are available.
Oct. 17: 11a.m in Spanish, 12:30 p.m. in English
Oct. 18: noon in Spanish, 1:30 p.m. in English
Lubrication & Filtration Basics & the Benefits of Synthetic Lubrication Along With Bypass Filtration
presented by Casey & Andy Jones “Oil Twins”
This presentation includes:
•What is in lubricants and how lubricants are designed
•Motor Oil Contaminates and Filtration
•Synthetic Motor Oils vs. Conventional Lubricants
Oct. 17: 2 p.m.
Oct. 18: 3p.m.
Are You Interested In Becoming A Truck Driver?
presented by California Truck Driving Academy
Includes information on:
•Class A Tractor/Trailer Training
•Class B Straight Truck/bus Training
•Job Placement Assistance
•State of California Eligible Training Provider
•Employer Training Program
Oct. 17: 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 18: 11 a.m.
For more information about Truck Show Latino, vist fairplex.com or thetruckshowlatino.com.