All posts by Road King

  • Petro-Ontario
    Petro Restaurants Renovated and Ready to Serve

    A while back, a driver walked up to the entrance of the newly remodeled restaurant at Petro Angola in Indiana, and turned around before entering. A few minutes later he was back, with his hair combed and...

    • Posted November 4, 2013
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  • TA-Cheyenne
    Conversation Pieces at Remodeled TA Restaurants

    All along the walls of TA full-service restaurants you’ll find snapshots of a time and a place that evoke some part of America’s people and history. So not only does the name Country Pride capture the feeling,...

    • Posted November 4, 2013
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    How driver Paul Sedlak finds motivation to reach his fitness goals

    I was living in Florida and thought about becoming a personal trainer. I went to school and got my certification, but I didn’t really enjoy the work.

    • Posted November 1, 2013
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    Tricked-out rigs transform into stars of the holiday parade

    Ever see those videos of over-the-top home holiday decorations? Well, when it comes to seasonal sizzle, truckers are providing their own version of high-wattage cheer. In the Pacific Northwest, for example, trucks have long had a prominent...

    • Posted November 1, 2013
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  • House1
    Boos Cruise: 5 of America’s Most Haunted Houses

    They say the unhappy dead rattle doorknobs & sweep chills over visitors of these haunted homes. 5 spooky stops for truckers this Halloween.

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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  • AmrcRdTeam
    Outstanding truckers recognized: 2013-2014

    These elite drivers are chosen to represent the truck industry in events focused on highway safety. The drivers named as America’s Road Team Captains must be experienced, professional, safe drivers.

    • Posted September 4, 2013
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  • truckstop_1356
    TA Introducing LNG lanes

    Earlier this year, TA and Shell announced an agreement to install LNG dispensers at 100 key TA and Petro locations across the country. Road King spoke with TA president and CEO Tom O’Brien about the reasons for...

    • Posted September 2, 2013
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  • Petro-Glade-Springs
    Petro Glade Spring always puts its focus on customers

    When a deadly tornado whipped through Petro Glade Spring in April 2011, the location went down for a while, but was not by any means out.

    • Posted September 2, 2013
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  • past-perfect
    TA Fultonville has a history of helpfulness

    TA Fultonville has a long and interesting history. The building has housed everything from a silk-processing plant and warehouse to a motel. A recent rummage through its attic revealed a bit of trucking’s own storied past.

    • Posted September 2, 2013
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  • Citizen-Driver-Award
    Celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

    So I happily join others in the transportation industry in applauding the hard work being done every day by the country’s professional truck drivers. National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is a much-deserved recognition of all that you...

    • Posted September 1, 2013
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