All posts by Road King

  • RoadKing Mag
    Fast Friends

    Nothing can ruin a trip like a speeding ticket, which is why drivers continually find ways to warn others of speed traps. Now, in addition to flashing headlights and alerts over the CB,...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Joining Forces

    Long haul truckers can be considered soldiers of sorts, working mainly in solitude and doing battle with the elements to ensure their cargo is delivered safely. Maybe that’s why there are so many...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Memory (Fast) Lane

    If you want to spark a lively conversation with someone, simply ask them about their first car. Everybody’s memory of their first taste of freedom remains vivid, whether they tooled around in a...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Vacation Season Mayhem

    You’ve heard the term “amateur night” uttered to describe a variety of situations where the masses get involved in an activity that goes more smoothly when left to the professionals. For truckers, the next few months might...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Cab Comforts

    Folks, before you get all “geeked out” that I am gonna present you with all the latest facts and data on some new Bluetooth gizmo or a high tech, infra-red, heat-seeking camera set up, let me tell...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Hello Ladies

    There is a fairly prevalent attitude throughout the male-dominated trucking industry that women and trucking are not a good mix. It’s common to hear: “Women have no place in trucking,” or “Women just aren’t made for trucking,”...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    One Singular Sensation

    Have you ever loved an album so much that you listened to nothing but that for days? Or gone through a phase where you listened to only one artist for weeks? Satellite radio, with its unique approach...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    It Came From Outer Space

    Who hasn’t experienced the joy of creating the perfect paper airplane, carefully folding, creasing, adjusting, and then watching in wonder as it soared? Well the folks at the Japan Origami Airplane Association are aiming for ultimate hang...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Bangs, Bangs, You're Dead

    Do the Fashion Police have a highway patrol? A survey by Sheila’s Wheel, a British car insurer, found that nearly 190,000 female drivers have had an accident, a near miss or swerved suddenly due to their hair...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Bad News for Reptiles

    Who are these people? A recent study showed that nearly 3 percent of drivers change their path in order to intentionally run over turtles and snakes on the roadside. A group of Canadian researchers chose...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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