All posts tagged "Jul-2008"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Flippin' Over Carl

    The first time Carl Edwards executed his trademark victory backflip it was pure exuberance; now it has become a regular expectation. “When I won my first race [in the NASCAR truck series...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Winning Ways

    Truck drivers have always been a resilient lot, and they always will be I have a confession to make. When it came time to plan this issue, which we always...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Trophy Life

    Winner announced Donald Turkelson, of Battle Creek, Mich., was named the winner of Arrow Truck Sales’ Back on the Road 2008 Contest at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The contest...

    • 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
    Roll Out the Barrel!

    When Bob Kendall envisioned a centerpiece for his company’s major trade show, the annual Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo International at the Kentucky Exposition Center, his goal was to build something that...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Sparkling Personalities

    “We love our truck drivers!” says Ruth Lyrse, assistant general manager of the Greenwood TA. Sitting in the top northwestern corner of Louisiana, just five miles from the Texas border, this new addition...

    • 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
    Pick up the Pieces

    Like all distributors, two Georgia-based companies face escalating expenses along with the need to effectively service their respective marketplaces as cost efficiently as possible. Republic National Distributing Company of Atlanta, the second largest...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Thank You

    It’s great that truckers get recognized during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (Aug. 24-30 this year). After all, the rest of the country should understand what TA has known for decades — the...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • 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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