All posts by Road King

  • 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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    I Love Trucking: More than a job, driving is a way of life

    For some, driving is more than a job. It’s the definition of who they are.

    • Posted September 1, 2013
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  • You-Got-It
    Drivers find all they want, plus more, at a brand new Petro Gary

    Gary, Indiana — destination spot? Drivers certainly think so, now that they see everything the all-new Petro Gary has to offer.

    • Posted July 5, 2013
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  • Bright-Spot
    The friendly, clean, all-new TA Tekonsha

    “We have a very friendly staff here,” says Tracy Wells, store and fuel general manager. “Everyone has a great sense of humor and drivers really appreciate the small-town warmth and welcome they get when they visit us.”

    • Posted July 5, 2013
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  • TruckMattersBelcher
    Finding answers to traffic problems

    The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA) is a trade organization that focuses on finding technological solutions to transportation problems. Road King spoke to Scott Belcher, president, about advances in managing congestion and safety on the road.

    • Posted July 3, 2013
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    Big Rig Books: Driver delivers books to underprivileged kids

    When I was younger, I did everything I could to avoid reading a book. Now my business is delivering them to kids.

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • Old-Bandit
    The surprising success and long life of trucker flick Smokey and the Bandit

    Ask a movie fanatic about the year 1977 and they’ll tell you about Star Wars or Saturday Night Fever. Ask a trucker, and you’ll hear about Smokey and the Bandit. The freewheeling action comedy starring Burt Reynolds...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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