All posts tagged "Sep-2008"

  • 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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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Driving for Dummies?

    TRUCKING WAS TRUCKING back when I began in the mid-1970s, and plenty of fun. Bouncing along the roadway, shifting through the gears, blowing smoke. Air conditioning was rolling down the windows and turning the dash-mounted fans to...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    A Shift in Luxury

    WOULD SOMEBODY WITH $150,000 lying around invest it in a gear shift knob? Iced Out Emz, a custom car accessory company in Las Vegas, banked on the idea that, yes, someone would do just that when they...

    • Posted September 1, 2008
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