All posts tagged "Sep-2008"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Rocking Rigs

    I’m thinkin’ everybody reading Road King appreciates a cool truck, eh? But we might each differ a bit in our ideas of just what makes a truck cool. To some, it’s a rig with a super size...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
    • 2
  • RoadKing Mag
    Off the Road

    FOR JOSH SIMMONS, the new trucking museum at the Iowa 80 TA served as his own personal wonderland. “Dad! Look at this,” he cried as he ran toward a gleaming green 1934 GMC T-23B. His dad, Tom,...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
    • 0
  • RoadKing Mag
    In the Driver's Seat

    I KNOW THAT OTHER people love it — couldn’t live without it on a long road trip — but I never warmed to cruise control. I like “me” control when I’m in my car. And that’s what...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
    • 0
  • RoadKing Mag
    Star Attractions

    DENIS CREPS DOESN’T DO ANYTHING HALFWAY. So when he traded in his 2001 Western Star for a 2007 model, he went all out. The owner and operator of Midnight Express Trucking, Inc., with his wife Nadine, got...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
    • 0
  • RoadKing Mag
    Green, Mean Fighting Machine

    MY HUSBAND, RONNIE, grew up in Boulder Junction, a tiny fishing village/resort town in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. (Merge the movie Fargo with the TV show, Northern Exposure and you’ve got the picture.) Years ago, Boulder Junction was a...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
    • 0
  • RoadKing Mag
    Send Us Your Stories

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

    • Posted September 1, 2008
    • 0
  • RoadKing Mag
    Intelligent road studs

    INCLEMENT WEATHER and darkness often make it difficult for a driver to see where the road bends. But new solarpowered “smart” road studs offer some illumination. SolarLites, developed by a British company called Astucia, have a built-in...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
    • 1
  • RoadKing Mag
    It's Football Time Again

    College: South’s Gonna Do It Again?
    Remember when we were told no team from the Southeastern Conference could win a national championship? Those SEC juggernauts just beat up on each other week after week, so if one...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
    • 0
  • RoadKing Mag
    Steady as He Goes

    It just isn't normal to decide it would be fun to drive a car 150 feet in the air. Over water. On steel cables. But Liu Suozhu, 48, of Henan province in China, wanted to do it...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
    • 0
  • RoadKing Mag
    Unpack That Bundle

    THE CAREFREE HOBO who jumps into a boxcar for a free ride is an iconic image in America. Hopping a freight carries a bit of a romantic tinge to it, thanks to a slew of movies and...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
    • 0