• RoadKing Mag
    Fast Friends

    Football has Canton. Baseball has Cooperstown. And even Rock and Roll has Cleveland. Now, with the opening of the new NASCAR Hall of Fame in May, racing has Charlotte. Fans have great expectations for the 150,000 square...

    • Posted March 1, 2010
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Roads & Rings

    Luis Almodovar • Hackettstown, N.J. • Driving for 18 years If I’m not driving, there’s a good chance I’m wrestling. I’ve wrestled non-televised matches for the WWE throughout the New York, New Jersey, Tri-State area, and I...

    • Posted March 1, 2010
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Litter Bits

    Fewer people are smoking these days, but the ones who do are creating a mess. Cigarette butts are the most-littered item in the U.S. That’s largely due to smoking bans, which pushed people outdoors where there are...

    • Posted March 1, 2010
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Up for the Count

    If you’re going to reach the people, you have to hit the road. That’s the whole idea behind the 2010 Census Portrait of America Road Tour. The Census Bureau calls the tour the largest civic outreach and...

    • Posted March 1, 2010
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Ice, Ice, Baby

    They call Dan Craig, 54, the Ice Man and his masterpiece is the Icehouse. No, it’s not a luxury igloo. It’s a customized truck loaded with computers, compressors and coolant pipes that make it possible for a...

    • Posted March 1, 2010
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Let’s Get This Show on the Road

    A few hours before the World of Concrete show opened in 2008, someone spilled a large cup of coffee on the lush Champagne-colored carpeting inside Peterbilt’s display area. A stain quickly spread and, despite the efforts of...

    • Posted March 1, 2010
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The ABCs of DEF

    A new set of initials has entered trucking’s vocabulary. DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) is being sold at truckstops and dealerships all across the country. Little has generated so many questions as this new product, so here are...

    • Posted March 1, 2010
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Making It

    It’s no coincidence that the character John Ratzenberger voiced in the 2006 Pixar hit Cars was a Mack truck. His father was a 36-year driver — and loyal to the Mack brand. “I used to go out...

    • Posted March 1, 2010
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