• RoadKing Mag
    Walk This Way

    Talk about herd mentality. When it comes to doing everything together, cows have just about everyone beat. From sleeping and eating to huddling together when it rains, cattle cope through their day-to-day activities as, well, a herd....

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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    A Shot at Being a Hero

    When disaster strikes, the effects from the aftermath can be just as devastating — if not more so — as the initial event itself. Just think of the thousands of people who needed help for weeks after...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Riding for Change

    When Cynthia Morgan moved from the back of the bike to handling her own hog in the summer of 2007, she was embracing a dream and immediately knew she had found a true passion. But when she...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Running Strong

    Have you ever seen a carpenter try to cut a board with a dull saw? Have you ever seen a farmer try to plow a field with only half of his tractor’s cylinders firing? Like many tasks,...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Simple Savings

    I can remember when trucking was as much a lifestyle as a business; maybe more so. Showing off your truck and getting bragging rights at the drivers-only counter meant everything. Chrome and lights and how fast you...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Profit Centered

    There’s a misconception in the trucking industry that says: “The only thing that counts is how much money I’m making per mile.” If you measure the health of your financial life by what you’re making per mile,...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    They Mean Business

    One thing that draws folks into trucking is the desire for independence — and there is no greater independence for truckers than rolling down a highway with wide-open spaces and blue sky in their windshields. This same...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    It Takes Two

    Trucking is often a husband and wife enterprise, requiring the full dedication of both to make it a success — whether they drive team or one’s on the road and the other home. As any trucker will...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Road Ahead

    When it comes to transportation, Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-Minn.) is one of the most powerful leaders on Capitol Hill. He serves as chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, which has jurisdiction over America’s surface...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Eyes Wide Open

    I was getting divorced and had two children to take care of. At the time I drove a school bus, and my soon-to-be-ex husband used to say that if I could drive a bus I could handle...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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