• RoadKing Mag
    Vacation Season Mayhem

    You’ve heard the term “amateur night” uttered to describe a variety of situations where the masses get involved in an activity that goes more smoothly when left to the professionals. For truckers, the next few months might...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Cab Comforts

    Folks, before you get all “geeked out” that I am gonna present you with all the latest facts and data on some new Bluetooth gizmo or a high tech, infra-red, heat-seeking camera set up, let me tell...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Hello Ladies

    There is a fairly prevalent attitude throughout the male-dominated trucking industry that women and trucking are not a good mix. It’s common to hear: “Women have no place in trucking,” or “Women just aren’t made for trucking,”...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    One Singular Sensation

    Have you ever loved an album so much that you listened to nothing but that for days? Or gone through a phase where you listened to only one artist for weeks? Satellite radio, with its unique approach...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    It Came From Outer Space

    Who hasn’t experienced the joy of creating the perfect paper airplane, carefully folding, creasing, adjusting, and then watching in wonder as it soared? Well the folks at the Japan Origami Airplane Association are aiming for ultimate hang...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Bangs, Bangs, You're Dead

    Do the Fashion Police have a highway patrol? A survey by Sheila’s Wheel, a British car insurer, found that nearly 190,000 female drivers have had an accident, a near miss or swerved suddenly due to their hair...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Bad News for Reptiles

    Who are these people? A recent study showed that nearly 3 percent of drivers change their path in order to intentionally run over turtles and snakes on the roadside. A group of Canadian researchers chose...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Mad for MATS

    THOUSANDS ARRIVED at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville to see the biggest Mid-America Trucking Show ever. New truck models were introduced with lots of noise and fanfare. There were ice sculptures at the Western Star booth,...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Reeling in the Years

    As we age, fitness and health become more important in upholding the quality of our lives. Think of your body like a truck. You do not go years without performing tuneups and regular maintenance, and you don’t...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    World's Worst Road

    Next time you find yourself cursing a poorly paved, narrow or winding stretch of road, just remember: It could be worse. Much worse. In fact, it could be the world’s worst road: “Death Road” in the North...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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