All posts tagged "May-2009"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Speaking Span-ish

    Today, bridge inspectors rely mostly on their eyes to determine if a structure is sound. But what if the bridge could talk, pointing out its stress points before they cracked? That is the goal of a five-year,...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Reasons to Smile

    You know what to do if you’re happy and you know it. But what if you don’t actually realize you’re happy? The website www.happier.com recently created a gratitude journal application for the iPhone. The idea is to...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Songs About Me

    In the late 1970s, pop culture was captivated with trucking, thanks to a catchy country song called “Convoy.” The intersection of twang and trucking wasn’t necessarily new — it dates back to the 1930s, when trucking tunes...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Phase Two

    Linda: We met at age 15 and have been together ever since, so we tell people that basically we’ve been married our whole lives. I was working as a hairdresser, and Larry was working at a mill...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • 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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