• RoadKing Mag
    Fun & Games

    I used to be a beekeeper. We had our own semi and 10-wheeler for the business. Hauling bees was only a small part of the job, but important. It’s basically like hauling livestock. You have to keep...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Eastern Savings Time

    Traveling the I-95 Corridor, the main highway on the East Coast, is always a challenge. Stretching 1,917 miles from Florida to Maine, it serves some of the most populated urban areas in the U.S., including Miami, Washington,...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Clearing the Road

    Tired of getting stuck in traffic? So are a lot of people all over the world. Finally somebody decided to ask for help. A plea for solutions to the traffic jams we all see was sweetened with...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Calm Pilot

    The highways could certainly use less road rage, drowsy driving and distracted driving. Throw into the mix a way to relieve tight shoulder and neck muscles and generally diminish the stress of being behind the wheel and...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Hang Up and Drive

    When a four-wheeler slows down, speeds up and drifts in and out of their lane, you are almost guaranteed to find the driver yakking on a cellphone or vigorously tapping out a text message. Technology has made...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Fond Farewell

    Mickey Gwillim is a show trucker. He and his brother Scott operate Gwillim Trucking, Inc., a third generation family operation founded in 1936 and based in Carlinville, Ill. They have a championship show truck: a lime green...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Plug Ugly

    A dozen or so years ago, at a meeting of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), I helped organize a panel discussion about sleeper cabs. I brought three owner-operators for a dialogue with truck builders’ cab engineers....

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Way to Go

    The Navy had been working on the idea of satellite navigating since 1960, advancing a tool developed during World War II. Long-range radio aids were used then to determine a ship’s or airplane’s position quickly and accurately....

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Real Deals

    David Borroughs, one of the show’s founders, came up with the idea of evaluating authenticity. Experts compared each car with its condition when it left the factory. A car could earn Gold Certification by being 95 percent...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Classic Match

    The Chevrolet Corvette is an American icon. It was a crowd-stopper when the concept car, the Chevrolet EX122, was introduced at the 1953 GM Motorama, General Motors’ travelling show that took new models and concepts to cities...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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