All posts tagged "Jul-2009"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Semi Attached

    For a trucker, Big Rig Limo offers the perfect vehicle for a trip down the aisle.The company, based in Scotland, offers a decked-out truck and driver for hire, so bride or groom can truly make a big...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Ten-Hut Trucker!

    It’s been a very long time since my boot camp days, and all I can recall of that time is running sprints, doing push-ups, struggling over obstacle courses and bearing the brunt of instructors getting in my...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Fueled By Horse Power

    Kristina Kremer, a longtime driver, is hoofing it from Delaware to California. Putting one foot in front of the other, she thinks about the 1973 Kenworth sitting at home and the 1991 Peterbilt she drives over the...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Bad News Bearers

    We’re continually hearing about freight being off, trucking operations laying off workers, businesses closing and firms going into bankruptcy. Even trucking companies with years of strong performance are failing. All too often, trucking companies — especially the...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Book Star

    It can be hard to tap into your creative side after a long day at work, but for Navistar employee Kyle Rose, being immersed in the world of heavy duty vehicles got his juices flowing. With a...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Cost & Effect

    Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) is the ranking member on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Highways and Transit Subcommittee, which oversees the construction of roads and transit facilities and the development of national surface...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Slow Down, Power Up

    What do you get when you combine the green movement with renewable energy researchers and outside-the-box thinking? You get the Electro-Kinetic Road Ramp, a speed bump that generates electrical energy when vehicles drive over it. The device...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Work in Progress

    With the high volume of traffic on roadways these days, more stress is being added to a mature infrastructure system that is in need of regular repair, rehabilitation and reconstruction. Summer is prime time for maintenance and...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Wheel Wise

    When the phone rings or the email pings at the Women in Trucking office, it’s often a driver who needs help. And though WIT president Ellen Voie has spent her career in the trucking industry, she never...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    King of the Road

    By now you may have heard that the Lonestar from International won top honors in the first Commercial Truck of the Year competition in the U.S. Europe has had a Truck of the Year award for many...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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