All posts tagged "May-2009"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Tell us your story

    Tell us how trucking has affected your life and you may be featured in Road King.

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Big Time

    Just because she isn’t the trucker pulling a quarter million pounds of steel down the Interstate doesn’t mean pilot car driver Lisa Muehrcke is simply out for a carefree cruise. Nope, Lisa’s got her mind on a...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Fishing on the Fly

    When Sandy Moret watched an 80-pound tarpon grab the fly on the end of his line 40 years ago, it wasn't just the fish that was hooked. Moret, a newcomer to Miami at the time, didn't know...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    It's a Date

    Have you heard? The American Trucking Associations is shifting National Truck Driver Appreciation Week to later in the year. In case you aren’t aware, the observance — a national effort to acknowledge the contributions of truck drivers...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Audiobooks

    Hating the Yankees is as time-honored a tradition among baseball fans as wolfing down hot dogs and Cracker Jack. But it’s awfully hard to aim bad feelings toward easygoing manager Joe Torre, who arrived to extremely low...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Making the Grade

    Big! That was my first impression when Dave McKenna, Mack Trucks’ manager of powertrain sales and marketing, brought us into the yard at Orlando Mack Sales where the Titan was waiting. Dave was to be my tour...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Living Large

    Talk to most people and they’ve likely never heard of Walcott, Iowa. Talk to a truck driver and, even if they’ve never stopped by, they know the tiny town that is home to the world’s largest truckstop....

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Inside Moves

    We hear, and more often, see a great deal about workplace safety. We attend safety meetings. We hear about driving in construction zones, driving at the speed vehicles around you drive and proper use of lanes. We...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Top of Mind

    Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is one of the key leaders who will shape the future of the nation’s highway spending and work to prioritize the country’s transportation needs. He shared his insights on the future of transportation...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Sign of Progress

    The joke is that those flashing speed display signs sometimes placed on highways are seen by mischievous drivers as a dare to put up some big numbers. In truth, this traffic calming solution is one of the...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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