The Women in Trucking Assn. is inviting all female professional truck drivers and their families to attend what it said is the largest celebration of women behind the wheel at the 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY.

The 3rd Annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel will be held March 24 from noon to 3 p.m. and recognizes the outstanding safety and performance accomplishments of professional female drivers. The Salute will be held in Rooms C201-C205 of the South Wing at the Mid-America Trucking Show. There will be refreshments, goodie bags and a photo will be taken of all professional women drivers in attendance.

Driver registration is now open. To register go to http://salute2women.eventbrite.com/.

Gold sponsors of the Salute to Women Behind the Wheel are Frito-Lay and Walmart. The Silver sponsor is U.S. Xpress, Inc. and the Bronze sponsor is McGriff, Seibels, & Williams. Copper sponsors are FedEx Freight, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., Owner-Operator Direct, Trucker Charity, Inc., and UPS Freight. Nickel sponsors include Airtab, Brenny Transportation, Inc./Brenny Specialized, Inc., J.B. Hunt, and Schneider National.

Any corporate member of Women In Trucking may become a sponsor by contacting Ellen Voie, president and CEO of WIT at ellen@womenintrucking.org.