All posts by Road King

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    Maintenance is a bit different for a natural gas truck

    Every few years, trucks change in a way that requires rethinking on the part of drivers and preparation within the industry. Think of the transition to ULSD and the addition of DEF. Now, natural gas looms as...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • MATS-2014
    The Hot Topics for MATS 2014

    Every March the trucking industry gathers in Louisville, Ky., for the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). There are products from every major manufacturer, carriers from all across the nation and more than a thousand vendors covering more than...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Trucking-Matters-DKennedy
    The SCF helps truckers get by with a little help from their friends

    The old saying for truckers is true: If the wheels aren’t turning, then you’re not earning. Sometimes the wheels don’t turn because the driver is dealing with a medical problem. The St. Christopher Truckers Development & Relief...

    • Posted November 5, 2013
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  • 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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