• RoadKing Mag
    Crafty Catch

    Father-son outings to Folsom Lake, near Roseville, Calif., ignited Lance Leavitt’s passion for fishing back in the 1960s. That lake is where the 57-year-old commercial driver landed his first bass, and he continues to return to that...

    • Posted July 11, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Thinking Ahead

    The truck service team at the Lake Station, Ind. TA doesn’t just take care of the rigs that come through. They take care of the drivers too.

    • Posted July 8, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Summertime Listening

    A brief look at the season’s top audiobooks

    • Posted July 8, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Safe Travels

    National Transportation safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman got down in the trenches with professional drivers this Spring during a two-day, four-state journey from Washington, D.C., to Louisville, Ky. Hersman traveled with different drivers by tractor-trailer to...

    • Posted July 8, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Going Rates

    With the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program in full effect, plenty of drivers are speculating about how violations will affect their driving record — and in turn, their insurance rates.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    New Attitude

    The new Petro in Texas has some real star quality. The Carl’s Corner location was previously co-owned by singer Willie Nelson and it has a distinctive history.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Every Minute Counts

    All of us at TA and Petro like to say that we treat our customers like family. And it’s true. We offer warm welcomes and have long-term relationships with our regular customers.

    • Posted July 6, 2011
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    Driver Hank Good makes his truck a sight to behold around the world

    This little old lady got on the CB — she was driving the camper — and told me I had a Highway Hilton. I knew that was the name for the truck.

    • Posted July 5, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Speed Thrills

    In the early 1980s, I had the opportunity to meet Tyrone Malone — a true character and an unabashed showman. Malone got his start by purchasing a dead 20-ton whale that he named Little Irvy.

    • Posted July 5, 2011
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Great Lakes, Great Fishing

    One of the most spectacular sights in the country sat just a few miles upriver, but the only thing that mattered at the moment was the fish pulling on the end of my line.

    • Posted July 5, 2011
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