All posts tagged "Nov-2008"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Keep It Clean

    If only all cleaning were this fun. Artist Paul “Moose” Curtis has been making waves in his native U.K. for years by using water and cleaning solution to paint designs on dirty city surfaces. His “reverse graffiti”...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    What a Year

    Two thousand and eight will be a year that will be hard to forget. Record fuel prices, an economic downturn in the U.S., a global banking crisis, two ongoing foreign wars and a difficult hurricane season that...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Real World

    It’s Saturday afternoon in Nashville, and in a few hours the Grand Ole Opry radio show will begin. Right now there are lights and sound to be tested, songs to be rehearsed. Flanked by members of his...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    C'mon Feel the Noise

    Tucked inside the cab of a truck, windows closed, stereo blasting, Bluetooth plugged in one ear, keeping an eye on the traffic ahead, it’s a cozy little self-contained world. Too often blaring sirens fail to break through...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Major Updates for Three TAs

    Three TA locations have reopened following significant renovations.The Porter, Ind. TA (I-94, Exit 22B) has new restrooms and showers, a new game room and a renovated TV lounge. The fuel island was upgraded and truck parking expanded...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Put the Fun in Functional

    Now more than ever, it’s important to get the most bang for your buck when you purchase parts and accessories for your truck. Here are a few items to enhance your rig that are handy, practical/functional,...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Scent of a Dude

    Mike Chorazak’s kitchen is overflowing with candles, but not the rosy or cinnamon spice variety. His candles emit the smells of new car, pigskin and campfire — cool, manly aromas he packages under his own roof in...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    TA Tech Is Tops Twice

    Butch Estrada, who gets trucks in shape for the road at the Lake Station, Ind. TA shop, won top honors in two categories – Brakes and Fasteners — at this year’s SuperTech competition. Put together by the...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    This Officer Was No Gentleman

    I never thought it would happen. In my more than 30-year trucking career, I’d avoided the experience. But the laws of probability caught up with me. It happened not long ago on the kind of night that...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Text on Them

    If you have one of those “How’s My Driving?” stickers on your truck you probably have wished at least a few times a day that the four-wheelers around you had something similar. Well, someone is trying to...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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