• RoadKing Mag
    Grunt Work

    The way Mike Johnston figures it, you can wander into to any public gym and watch guys (yawn) lift weights. But where can you see someone hoist a car or bench-press a refrigerator? Or toss a 400-pound...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Trying Times

    When I was a kid,  I would look at those big trucks on the road, and I knew then that I wanted to be a driver. At home we had this chair that I used to...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Another Trucking Movie

    Drive and Deliver is a very interesting slice of long-haul trucking, commissioned and “produced” by International Trucks. At times, it’s a not-so-subtle commercial for the new LoneStar, the vintage-styled tractor for the premium owner-operator market. But other...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The State of our Highways

    Drive North Dakota. Avoid New Jersey if you can. That’s the simplest interpretation of the results from a recent study that measured the road conditions of all 50 states. The Reason Foundation’s 17th Annual Report on the...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Text on Them

    If you have one of those “How’s My Driving?” stickers on your truck you probably have wished at least a few times a day that the four-wheelers around you had something similar. Well, someone is trying to...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Scent of a Dude

    Mike Chorazak’s kitchen is overflowing with candles, but not the rosy or cinnamon spice variety. His candles emit the smells of new car, pigskin and campfire — cool, manly aromas he packages under his own roof in...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    C'mon Feel the Noise

    Tucked inside the cab of a truck, windows closed, stereo blasting, Bluetooth plugged in one ear, keeping an eye on the traffic ahead, it’s a cozy little self-contained world. Too often blaring sirens fail to break through...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Keep It Clean

    If only all cleaning were this fun. Artist Paul “Moose” Curtis has been making waves in his native U.K. for years by using water and cleaning solution to paint designs on dirty city surfaces. His “reverse graffiti”...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Terms of Use

    As 2010 draws closer, there is ever more discussion about the issues, technology and products coming into the marketplace to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s more stringent diesel emission standards. These new regulations will dramatically reduce...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Color Me Safe

    With safety belt use mandatory in most states and a federal requirement for commercial vehicle drivers, it’s surprising that so many truckers still refuse to buckle up. Many companies are taking steps to encourage use. Take the...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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