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    MATS 2013 Slideshow

    Whether looking for the latest models or scoping out show trucks, MATS is picture perfect.

    • Posted May 3, 2013
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  • Watch-Your-Step
    Avoid a trip you don’t want to take

    If you’re like me, you typically don’t give much thought to getting in and out of trucks, especially if you’re in a hurry. It’s one of those things that every driver does many times a day, almost...

    • Posted May 2, 2013
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  • Efficiency-Experts
    How SmartWay works with small truck carriers

    The EPA’s SmartWay program debuted in 2004 with the goal of improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions in the transportation industry. Road King spoke to Jim Blubaugh, Deputy Director of the Transportation and Climate Division, about what...

    • Posted May 2, 2013
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  • Outside-Interests
    TA Seattle East offers a perfect view of the wonders of nature

    Every day the same ritual is played out by drivers arriving at the TA Seattle East. They step out of their rigs, start walking toward the building, stop for a moment, then stand transfixed by the stunning...

    • Posted May 2, 2013
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  • Feeding-Frenzy
    Petro Kingdom City has good eats and lots of treats

    Who can resist the sweet aroma of a batch of freshly baked donuts and freshly brewed coffee? Those tantalizing scents tempt many a visitor to Petro Kingdom City since the recent addition of Dunkin’ Donuts Express.

    • Posted May 2, 2013
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    What Do You See?

    In the past several years, TA and Petro locations have made improvements big and small for drivers in response to their changing needs and their suggestions.

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • Homer13
    Understanding how to keep fuel costs down — that’s how you roll

    Want to save fuel? Of course you do. Any truck operator has fuel economy as a top priority. But with so many products on the market promising savings, and the need to optimize every dollar spent, how...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • Not-Buying-It
    The long search for a cabover project truck

    I’ve been on a quest for a good many years now, as you regular Road King readers are aware. For those who aren’t, my pursuit has been to find an affordable, reasonable-looking, used cabover tractor. It will...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • Make-Your-Move
    How Did I Get This Belly? 7 Ways to Stop Metabolic Syndrome

    When you got your CDL did anyone tell you about a disease called Metabolic Syndrome that afflicts more than 80 percent of truck drivers? Probably not.

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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    Mike Ryan handles big rig stunt driving in Fast & Furious 6

    In the movie world of elaborate, explosive, extravagant car chases, it’s hard to match the action of the Fast & Furious series. Racing, veering left, right, flying over obstacles, barely scraping through enclosed spaces, causing other vehicles...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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