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All posts by Road King

  • RoadKing Mag
    Point of the Holidays

    Remember those extra RoadMiles you racked up during TA’s Christmas in July promotion? Well, now it’s time to spend them! From Nov. 26 - Dec. 25, 2009, redeem your Holiday RoadMiles for gifts at any TA travel...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Food To Go

    Most truck farmers harvest their produce in the field, then load it up in their vehicle to transport to market. Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney approached the whole idea a little differently. These 29-year-old Yale grads went...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Off Road, On Your Toes

    Way back when, Dave Parsons was driving a semi, pulling logs across the Pacific Northwest for a small trucking company. He remembers well the white-knuckle dangers of running narrow, rustic mountain roads, always trying to beat the...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Audiobooks

    At the start of this story of love and hate in Hollywood, actress Georgie York is being stalked by a pack of paparazzi desperate to catch her crying over her high-profile divorce. But just when she thinks...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    A Bird in the Hand

    Kate Marden’s life changed when she was 9 years old. That’s when a falconer, one who breeds, trains or hunts with birds of prey, visited her elementary school and flew his red-tailed hawk around the multipurpose room....

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Blood, Sweat and Gears

    They roar and screech, hiss and squeal, and — spewing steam and belching smoke — onward they charge. Like jousting knights (Sir Crash-a-lot) they spur their metallic mounts head-on into their foes with a mighty crash and...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Mad Avenues

    For the first time in four years, a new city has claimed the title as the worst in the U.S. for road rage. New York has unseated Miami as the least courteous city, as indicated by the...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Four Wheelers Under Control

    Could roads be fatality-free within a generation? Peter Evans, Toyota’s corporate manager of product planning predicted that evolving technology could improve road safety that much. Soon cars will keep to the speed limit, stay a safe distance...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Drive a Crooked Mile

    No, that’s no college prank. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has begun a new project specifically intended to confuse drivers. Zig-zagging white lines are being painted on selected roadways. These markings are part of an experiment...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Old Kids on the Block

    A rare 1947 Mack FW truck, one of only 63 ever manufactured by Mack in that year, sold for $29,000 in an auction that both celebrated one of the largest private collections of trucks and service vehicles...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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