Special guests and segments include “Ice Road Truckers” star Alex Debogorski, FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro, “Trucker Karaoke” and more
NEW YORK – March 23, 2010 – SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that Road Dog Trucking Radio will broadcast live from the 2010 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) at the Kentucky Expo Center March 25-27.
Road Dog Trucking Radio --- SIRIUS channel 147 and XM channel 171 – is the ultimate 24/7 news, information, and entertainment destination for the professional truck driver.
Road Dog’s Freewheelin’ with Meredith Ochs and Chris T. and The Lockridge Report with Evan Lockridge will broadcast from MATS March 25-27 from the Pana-Pacific Booth #34285. In addition, Evan Lockridge will host a MATS preview show March 24 beginning at 2:00 pm ET.
Road Dog’s MATS 2010 schedule, visit www.sirius.com/roaddogtruckingradio <http://www.sirius.com/roaddogtruckingradio> for programming updates:
Freewheelin’ with Meredith Ochs and Chris T.
Live broadcasts March 25, 26, and 27,11:00 am – 2:00 pm ET
March 25, 11:00 am ET: Trucker Flyboy, Freewheelin's National Anthem contest winner.
March 25, 12:00 pm ET: Bryan Martin, bossman of the Chrome Shop Mafia, the owners of the spectacular show truck Ivy’s Poison, and the Show ‘n’ Shine wranglers stop by to bring listeners behind the scenes of the most prestigious truck competition in the country.
March 26, 11:00 am ET: “Trucker Karaoke”: truckers will be trying their hand at belting out songs of their own.
March 27, 11:00 am ET: Alex Debogorski, star of The History Channel's Ice Road Truckers joins Meredith and Chris T. to talk about driving the most dangerous roads in the world.
March 27, 1:00 pm ET: Spotlight on Women in Trucking as they attempt to set the record for the largest gathering of women CDL holders. WIT president Ellen Voie stops by to discuss.
The Lockridge Report hosted by Evan Lockridge
Live MATS Preview Special March 24, 2:00 – 4:00 pm ET
Live broadcasts March 25, 26 and 27, 2:00 – 4:00 pm ET
March 24, 2:00 pm ET: The Lockridge Report’s Mid-America Trucking Show Preview Special – Evan and a variety of guests will offer advice and information on everything truckers need to know before the show kicks off: what to see, what to do, how to take part in Friday’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Carrier Administration (FMCSA) hour-of-service listening session, advice on how to talk to recruiters, things to do in the Louisville area and more.
March 25, 2:00 pm ET: Evan reports on news, reviews and details on new trucking products and services introduced at the show, plus several special guests.
March 26, 2:00 pm ET: An interview with the driver named “Goodyear North American Highway Hero” the night before, plus coverage of the FMCSA hours-of-service listening session, and an interview with the newly named editor of a soon-to-be re-launched award-winning trucking magazine.
March 27, 2:00 pm ET: Interviews with FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro and other attendees of the hours-of-service hearing, plus Ellen Voie, President of Women in Trucking.
Freewheelin’ with Meredith Ochs and Chris T. is a daily high-energy talk show featuring news, pop culture topics and guests from the world of trucking, music and more.Veteran trucking journalist Evan Lockridge tackles the important issues facing truckers today on The Lockridge Report – interviewing industry heavyweights and giving drivers a platform to speak their minds. Lockridge is also the anchor of SIRIUS XM Trucking News, which can be heard at the top of most hours during weekdays and twice an hour in the mornings.
For more information visit www.sirius.com/roaddogtrucking <http://www.sirius.com/roaddogtrucking> and www.xmradio.com <http://www.xmradio.com> .