• RoadKing Mag
    Stone Cold Tradition

    A decade after writing and recording a song that saluted the triumphs and sacrifices of a trucker’s life, Leland Martin remains amazed at the love he receives from the men and women who make their livings in...

    • Posted January 6, 2011
    • 1
  • RoadKing Mag
    Good Eats

    Most people don’t think about their eating habits until they put on a few extra pounds, but the food we eat has a direct effect on our health and how we feel. Poor decisions at mealtime can...

    • Posted January 5, 2011
    • 0
  • RoadKing Mag
    On the Road

    Peterbilt got my attention at the 2010 Mid America Trucking Show when they unveiled their all-new Model 587. That’s right; it’s a 5-series. After years of learning the “code” of the 3-series of trucks, Peterbilt chose to...

    • Posted January 4, 2011
    • 2
  • RoadKing Mag
    Lease Operator or Independent?

    There probably aren’t many truckers who at some point in their driving careers haven’t asked, “Should I get my own hauling authority? Should I venture out beyond the constraints of being either a company driver or leased...

    • Posted January 4, 2011
    • 1
  • RoadKing Mag
    Back in Business

    As a kid growing up, I had an uncle who drove, and he just made it look so fun when he would take us riding in his truck. I was fascinated by the size of the...

    • Posted January 4, 2011
    • 1
  • RoadKing Mag
    Earning His Stripes

    “Striping” is short for “pinstriping,” a form of custom automotive painting in which an artist uses a tiny brush to freehand pin-thin lines and swirls of decoration — or “tattoos for vehicles,” as Harris calls them.

    • Posted January 4, 2011
    • 1
  • RoadKing Mag
    Racing Heart

    What’s the best job in trucking? Many would answer, “Driving for a high profile auto racing team.” Perhaps the question could be reversed to, what’s the best job in racing?

    • Posted January 4, 2011
    • 1
  • RoadKing Mag
    Out My Windshield: Listening

    Road King Sr. Editor David Kolman has a communication problem

    • Posted January 3, 2011
    • 0