All posts tagged "Nov-2008"

  • RoadKing Mag
    The State of our Highways

    Drive North Dakota. Avoid New Jersey if you can. That’s the simplest interpretation of the results from a recent study that measured the road conditions of all 50 states. The Reason Foundation’s 17th Annual Report on the...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    A New Cup of Joe

    Good coffee taste is important. That’s why TA continually looks for ways to satisfy that java urge. Our locations offer a wide array of blends at Café Express and the extra-caffeinated TA Extreme is a tasty power...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Food, Glorious Food

    Now that the Road King To Your Health column is off and running in the last few issues, truckers have been responding positively to it and writing for information. Many asked about magic weight loss pills and...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Another Trucking Movie

    Drive and Deliver is a very interesting slice of long-haul trucking, commissioned and “produced” by International Trucks. At times, it’s a not-so-subtle commercial for the new LoneStar, the vintage-styled tractor for the premium owner-operator market. But other...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    TA Holiday Gift Extravaganza

    Tis the season — and TA’s Road King Club is feeling jolly and generous. The TA Holiday Gift Extravaganza Sweepstakes, running from Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, will give away 10 prizes every day, ranging from a...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Moose on the Loose

    You’d think avoiding an elk or moose wouldn’t be so difficult, considering how large these animals are. Of course, when traveling at night on an interstate, those big lumbering creatures sure can surprise a driver. But the...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Trying Times

    When I was a kid,  I would look at those big trucks on the road, and I knew then that I wanted to be a driver. At home we had this chair that I used to...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Fly Boy

    Some young boys dream of playing for the NFL or driving a race car in the Indy 500. Kent Couch wanted to soar among the clouds. The 48-year-old owner of the Stop and Go gas station in...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Songs

    Over the last decade, no one has better represented the working man on the radio than Trace Adkins. Here’s just a sampling of his lyrics:
    I grew up on a working man's wage
    Blood, sweat and...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Grunt Work

    The way Mike Johnston figures it, you can wander into to any public gym and watch guys (yawn) lift weights. But where can you see someone hoist a car or bench-press a refrigerator? Or toss a 400-pound...

    • Posted November 1, 2008
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