• RoadKing Mag
    Dancing in the Streets

    New Orleans has Mardi Gras. Brazil has Carnival — a dancing-in-the-streets celebration that lasts for a week just before Ash Wednesday. The elaborate parades include lots and lots of music from some of the country’s biggest singing...

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    Top of Mind

    Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is one of the key leaders who will shape the future of the nation’s highway spending and work to prioritize the country’s transportation needs. He shared his insights on the future of transportation...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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    Living Large

    Talk to most people and they’ve likely never heard of Walcott, Iowa. Talk to a truck driver and, even if they’ve never stopped by, they know the tiny town that is home to the world’s largest truckstop....

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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    Audiobooks

    Hating the Yankees is as time-honored a tradition among baseball fans as wolfing down hot dogs and Cracker Jack. But it’s awfully hard to aim bad feelings toward easygoing manager Joe Torre, who arrived to extremely low...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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    Fishing on the Fly

    When Sandy Moret watched an 80-pound tarpon grab the fly on the end of his line 40 years ago, it wasn't just the fish that was hooked. Moret, a newcomer to Miami at the time, didn't know...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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    Tell us your story

    Tell us how trucking has affected your life and you may be featured in Road King.

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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    Phase Two

    Linda: We met at age 15 and have been together ever since, so we tell people that basically we’ve been married our whole lives. I was working as a hairdresser, and Larry was working at a mill...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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    Songs About Me

    In the late 1970s, pop culture was captivated with trucking, thanks to a catchy country song called “Convoy.” The intersection of twang and trucking wasn’t necessarily new — it dates back to the 1930s, when trucking tunes...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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    Reasons to Smile

    You know what to do if you’re happy and you know it. But what if you don’t actually realize you’re happy? The website www.happier.com recently created a gratitude journal application for the iPhone. The idea is to...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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    Speaking Span-ish

    Today, bridge inspectors rely mostly on their eyes to determine if a structure is sound. But what if the bridge could talk, pointing out its stress points before they cracked? That is the goal of a five-year,...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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