All posts tagged "Jul-2008"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Get This Straight

    Everything that happens while your truck is running consumes energy. Much of it is necessary and normal, and tire wear is no exception. When molecules of rubber are abraded from a tire, fuel...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Summer Fun

    Stop in at the Chicago North TA on July 26 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m to have a good time for a good cause. “We’ve teamed up with the local Harley-Davidson dealer...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Pitch Perfect Paving

    Japan now has a way to deliver music to drivers that doesn’t require batteries. A car driving over a series of grooves cut into the pavement will create a resonance as the...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Raising Hope

    I went to college and was studying architecture and working as a school bus driver. When I was 19, a friend got me a job driving a straight truck. I was bringing home a good income so...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    TA news briefs

    Yokohama brand tires are now available at most TA locations, which means that Yokohama national fleets can acquire their tires at TA. For more details see your TA service representative for tread patterns and sizes…TA is also...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Smoke Free Zone

    With the increasing number of smoking bans sweeping across the country, smokers are finding creative ways to get their nicotine fix. And companies are taking notice with some unique products of their own....

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Keep On Trucking

    Every year, Road King devotes its July/August cover to driver appreciation. In 2008, with so many owner-operators feeling the squeeze of economic hard times, we wanted to recognize the...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Ask a TA Tech

    TA Shop Tech Trainer Dave Kutzer has worked for TA since 1998, training shop techs in air conditioning, air brakes, electrical systems and more. He is certified by Freightliner to teach advanced electrical systems and electrical engine...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Reel Wheels

    Forget Steve McQueen. Bullitt made the Ford Mustang a star. While some folks like nothing better than trivia contests about actors and their roles, plenty of gearheads get the same pleasure...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Poetry in Motion

    For any country songwriter, getting the call that the legendary George Strait has recorded your tune is excitement enough. But for Nicole Witt, it had a more personal meaning. “Brothers of the Highway,”...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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