All posts tagged "Sep-2008"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Get Gaming

    THE INTERNET GAMING phenomenon is making its way to TA via Zazoox, a PC-based gaming and high-speed internet kiosk. Twenty-one Zazoox kiosks are up and running at TAs nationwide, and 66 more are in the process of...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Next Step

    Once someone has made the decision to start a regular workout regimen, they reach a point when they need or want to push themselves further. But how do you know when the time has come to make...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
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  • 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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