Open to U.S. veterans currently employed as commercial truck drivers, the contest features a free trip to the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky

Howe, Ind. - Belmor, a leading supplier of heavy duty truck accessories and a brand of Lund International®, today announced the start of its 2nd annual “I Did My Duty…Now I Drive Heavy Duty” contest.  Launching just in time for Veterans Day, the program offers a trip to the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) to a lucky winner and their guest.

Open to all U.S. Armed Forces veterans 21 or older and currently employed as commercial truck drivers, the contest invites participants to tell “their story” about their military service and career in the heavy-duty trucking industry. Submissions must include information about time of service, duties in the military, factors that led to a transition into the trucking industry, what makes commercial truck driving enjoyable, and why attending MATS would be important.

The largest annual heavy-duty trucking event in the world, MATS, will take place March 22-24, 2018 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.  Founded in 1972, MATS attracts over 70,000 attendees from all across the United States and abroad. The event features displays of the newest industry products, hands-on demonstrations, educational seminars and special events. 

Submissions, which must be emailed to by January 15, 2018, will be judged by a panel that will include representatives from the trucking industry, veteran employment agencies and the Lund International President and CEO, Mitch Fogle. Entries will be rated based on criteria focusing on emotional engagement and overall strength of answers to the individual questions. A contest winner will be announced by February 28 2018. For complete eligibility requirements and contest rules, CLICK HERE. For more information on Belmor, visit


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Because You Drive Heavy Duty
Belmor® is a leading provider of heavy and medium duty truck accessories, supplying major original equipment manufacturers and dealers high quality class 4 through 8 accessories since 1921. Belmor’s extensive category coverage includes Aeroshield II® and other hood shields, Ventvisor® side window deflectors, bug screens, winterfronts, storage boxes, tank covers, and cargo management. The products are designed to provide comfort to the driver, and add protection and storage to the trucks.

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Lund International is a U.S. based leading designer and manufacturer of automotive accessories for passenger cars, Jeeps, and light, medium and heavy duty trucks. Offering the industry's broadest range of functional body and appearance products that provide customers with ways to protect, customize, and personalize their vehicles, Lund International products are marketed under the brand names of AMP Research, AVS, Belmor, Bushwacker, LUND, Rampage Products, Roadworks Manufacturing, Roll-N-Lock, Stampede Products, and Tonno Pro.

ABOUT MATS: MATS is the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world. Held each year at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. The show attracts 70,000 attendees and 1,000+ exhibitors from throughout the United States and abroad.