All posts tagged "May-2008"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Monroe TA Welcomes Tim Hortons

    The irresistible combination of fresh coffee and just out-of-the oven doughnuts and breakfast pastries that made Tim Hortons a hit in Canada has arrived at the Monroe, Mich. TA. Known for its premium blend coffee, the quick...

    • 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
    This Old Truck

    When Bill Donnelly drove out of the parking lot of the Kenworth dealership in Perrysburg, Ohio, his new, long-nose, double-sleeper had five miles on it. Donnelly doesn’t take credit for those miles. He will, however, proudly...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Chrome Shop Mafia Joins With TA

    TA has entered into an agreement with 4 State Trucks, home of the Chrome Shop Mafia, award-winning truck customizers. As a result, popular Chrome Shop Mafia products — including chrome accessories, CSM merchandise and apparel —...

    • 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
    Insuring Success for Drivers

    When it comes to insurance coverage, owner-operators face more complex choices due to the independent nature of their business. Many factors, ranging from the kind of truck you have to the type of jobs that you do...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Race Is On

    Have you ever dreamed of sitting trackside at the Daytona 500? The Road King Club Ultimate Race Sweepstakes, open May 1 – June 30, has a grand prize to savor. One member will be named the Road...

    • Posted May 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
    Miles Per Gal

    Go ahead and call Charlotte Johnson a woman driver. She doesn’t mind a bit. “It’s absolutely OK with me,” Johnson says. “My company has grown from one truck to 15 trucks in two years. We just...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Big Truck for Trucker

    Chip Ferguson has been driving trucks for 37 years, and stopping at TAs all over the country about that long. “If you could look at where I fuel, you’d see that I’m at a TA 98 percent...

    • Posted May 1, 2008
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