All posts tagged "Sep-2008"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Driver News

    Jerry Van Emmerick, of Wheaton, Minn., has been named America’s Safest Truck Driver by The TLC Companies. Van Emmerick, who works for Lake Valley Trucking, Inc., received a $12,500 check during the annual Safety Top Dog program...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Do the Math

    A LUXURY VACATION In Tahiti. College tuition. Paying off a truck loan. Putting a down payment on a new house. Twenty-five thousand dollars could help make anybody’s dreams come true — why not two lucky Road King...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Notable Achievement

    Three kids with a big toy haul no-touch freight. That’s a perfect description of the Beavercreek (Ohio) High School Marching Band’s big rig and its band of merry drivers. Earl Ake, Norm Beebe and Donn Johnson are...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Slap Happy

    WITH THEIR EYE-POKES, slaps, vaudeville humor and knockabout slapstick, the Three Stooges are unquestionably one of the most famous film trios of all time. They have been the subject of several books, a made-for-TV movie, and a...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Berry Alert

    Drivers who have used Truckers Luv It capsules now have a new, more flavorful way to get the blast of energy it offers. The Truckers Luv It Energy Shot, now available at TA, contains caffeine, B vitamins,...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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