All posts tagged "Jul-2009"

  • 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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  • RoadKing Mag
    Hey Good Looking

    Trucking is all I know and all I ever wanted to do. My father is a driver and opened his own trucking business, Rabbit River Transport, in 1993. I started wrenching on trucks at our house when...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    No Ordinary Joe

    Anyone who knows easygoing Joe Gibbs can appreciate the humor in the tongue-in-cheek headline: “Gibbs Is a Racing Menace.” During the NASCAR off-season, Gibbs was participating in a just-for-fun exhibition race when he crashed into the car...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Driven to Help

    Did the FBI really have to do it? In April the law enforcement agency put out word that it saw a connection between highway killings and long-haul truckers. Sure the officials made the point that drivers are...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Sizable Improvement

    “It’s beautiful now,” says the Vero Beach TA store  manager Jim Young. The location on the Eastern coast of Florida recently celebrated its grand opening in a new and improved form. “Actually we stayed open while rebuilding...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Worry Free Zone

    Your opinions count. I asked for feedback in my last Road King column and we got it. We are constantly upping the level of customer service; driver satisfaction with TAs across the country is growing. Three questions...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • 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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