• RoadKing Mag
    The Future is Now

    Does anyone else remember when the year 2009 seemed like a ridiculously long way into the future? By then, according to the movies, we’d be traveling on hoverboards, vacationing on space stations throughout the galaxy and commuting...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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    Sunny Disposition

    We can say it now. The Marianna, Fla. TA looked a little out of date. “It just needed a facelift,” says Country Pride Manager Randy Mooney. “The fixtures were about 20 years old. And there were a...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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    She's the Boss

    With the breakout success of her rowdy 2004 hit “Redneck Woman” and quintuple-platinum debut album, Here for the Party, small-town girl Gretchen Wilson had to learn how to be a country star. She didn’t realize at the...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    A Real Car Toon

    For more than 30 years, Tom and Ray Magliotti have provided listeners with information on car repair and car care on their National Public Radio series Car Talk. In 2008, the Magliottis, under their radio nicknames “Click...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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    Taking the Wheel

    The best way to get Tony Stewart to do something is to tell him it can’t be done. One of the most talented — and temperamental — drivers ever to strap himself inside a cockpit, Stewart will...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Living in the Past

    An old gasoline pump caught Mark Reiff’s eye while he browsed at a neighbor’s garage sale. He paid $75 for the vintage Wayne, not knowing how he’d use the red and yellow beauty. A few months after...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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    What's the Skinny?

    Any trucker knows that sitting on a stuffed wallet for long periods of time is pretty uncomfortable. Since there seems to be a plastic card that goes with just about everything these days, not to mention stacks...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    A Hap-y Retirement

    There have been a lot of changes in the trucking industry over the past six decades, but not many drivers got to see all of them firsthand. Hap Ghan, 81, who first got behind the wheel of...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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    Swinging for Charity

    Studies show that more than 70 percent of the 3.2 million professional drivers in the U.S. have one or more serious health problems such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Being on the road and having irregular...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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    In Case of Emergency

    The world is changing, and so is the technology used to handle a variety of natural and manmade disasters. While it might not be pleasant to think about a national disaster striking, being prepared for such an...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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