Women In Trucking Group Salutes Female Drivers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Women In Trucking Association will hold its annual “Salute to Women Behind the Wheel” ceremony on April 2 at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

The event begins at 11 a.m. CDT on the second floor of the South Wing (rooms C201-204).

Kari Rihm, CEO of Rihm Kenworth and winner of the 2015 “Influential Woman in Trucking” award, will address the group.

Rihm took over Rihm Kenworth, a family-owned business since 1932, after the passing of her husband in 2010. Under her leadership, Rihm Kenworth has grown from three to five dealerships. The company also has increased headcount by over 50% and been the Kenworth Medium Duty Truck Dealer of the Year three out of the last five years.