All posts tagged "Nov-2009"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Fill 'Er Up

    The giant deer head continues to reign over the fireplace at the Porter, Ind. TA restaurant, but that’s one of the few things that have stayed the same. Virginia Myers, assistant manager of the Buckhorn Family Restaurant...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Winners All

    Butch Estrada could fix a truck in his sleep, and he just about proved that during SuperTech 2009 in Raleigh, N.C. The national competition tests the skills of the top truck mechanics in the country. The Lake...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Need for Speed

    Rep. Mica is serving his ninth term in Congress, representing Florida’s 7th Congressional District. Mica serves as the Republican Leader of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which oversees transportation funding, safety and infrastructure. Rep. Mica is...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Point of the Holidays

    Remember those extra RoadMiles you racked up during TA’s Christmas in July promotion? Well, now it’s time to spend them! From Nov. 26 - Dec. 25, 2009, redeem your Holiday RoadMiles for gifts at any TA travel...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Now & Then

    I’m still trying to grasp why National Truck Driver Appreciation Week has moved from August to November. No matter, it’s nice to have a special designated time for companies, customers and the public to show their appreciation...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Blood, Sweat and Gears

    They roar and screech, hiss and squeal, and — spewing steam and belching smoke — onward they charge. Like jousting knights (Sir Crash-a-lot) they spur their metallic mounts head-on into their foes with a mighty crash and...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Town That Loves Truckers

    As you must know by now, Nov. 1-7 has been designated National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. It’s when America takes time to honor the efforts of more than 3.5 million professional truck drivers who deliver almost 70...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    A Bird in the Hand

    Kate Marden’s life changed when she was 9 years old. That’s when a falconer, one who breeds, trains or hunts with birds of prey, visited her elementary school and flew his red-tailed hawk around the multipurpose room....

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Kindness Counts

    Audiences for International’s film Drive and Deliver remember Steve Donaldson buying two stuffed toys, giving them to the children who’d admired them while their mom shopped at a truckstop grocery, and knew that for many drivers that...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Audiobooks

    At the start of this story of love and hate in Hollywood, actress Georgie York is being stalked by a pack of paparazzi desperate to catch her crying over her high-profile divorce. But just when she thinks...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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