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All posts by Road King

  • UsedTruck-Feat
    10 Tips: Buying a Used Truck

    Purchasing a used truck can be exciting. However, it can also be a complex process, made all the more complicated based on a lack of preparation and emotions getting in the way. Following are 10 tips to...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • MA_Health1
    Overweight? You not Your Truck!

    BMI, or “Body Mass Index,” is an important—yet somewhat controversial—topic among professional truck drivers. It shouldn’t be. Defined as body mass divided by the square of body height, BMI is an estimate of body fat and a...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • NASCAR Champions Portraits
    Who Would Have Thought?

    Love him or hate him—there’s not too many fans in the middle—anyone who follows NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series racing would be hard pressed not to admit that Kyle Busch can drive a race car with the best...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • Spanner
    The Spanner Man – Wrenchin’

    A wrench is typically associated with gritty work, such as turning nuts and bolts on a grimy engine. But in the hands of Australian artist John Piccoli, wrenches become a work of art, as he melds the...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • Deming-1
    WOW! What a Place!

    A Little Piece of Home Away from Home Walk through the doors of the Petro Stopping Center in Deming, New Mexico, and you can’t help but say, “Wow, what a neat place!” The spacious, super-clean design and...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • Local-Flavor
    The Petro Café adds a dash of Cajun spice to the Egan, Louisiana location

    Step through the front doors of the Petro Egan Café and you may feel like you’ve been transported to the French Quarter. “We keep the atmosphere festive by playing Zydeco music from some of our local musicians,”...

    • Posted January 1, 2016
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  • A-FULL-PLATE
    The all-new Country Pride at TA Ann Arbor is bigger and better in every way

    It could be enough that TA Ann Arbor sits at a good stopping point for drivers traveling through Michigan — just an hour away from Detroit and Battle Creek. But the location offers much more than mere...

    • Posted January 1, 2016
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  • Homemade-Highway
    Devin Culver recreates the view from his truck in miniature

    “I love being on the highway,” says Devin Culver. “When you’re on the road by yourself, you have a lot of time to think.” A while back, Culver’s thoughts turned to his growing diecast truck collection and...

    • Posted January 1, 2016
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  • Guiding-Star
    Jens Karlsson steers Volvo trucks through epic splits, musical mayhem and more

    Driving Jean-Claude Van Damme may be the hardest thing that Swedish truck driver Jens Karlsson has ever done. Karlsson was one of two drivers sitting behind the wheel during the iconic Volvo commercial, “The Epic Split,” which...

    • Posted January 1, 2016
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  • Running-Scared
    Writer and commercial driver Eric Miller collects scary stories for the trucking community

    Even the safest and most experienced truck drivers get a bit of a scare sometimes. Out on the road a flat tire, stalled engine or oil leak will often cause a great deal of concern. But what...

    • Posted January 1, 2016
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