All posts by Road King

  • RoadKing Mag
    Classic Match

    The Chevrolet Corvette is an American icon. It was a crowd-stopper when the concept car, the Chevrolet EX122, was introduced at the 1953 GM Motorama, General Motors’ travelling show that took new models and concepts to cities...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Frankly Speaking

    Regardless of what you call it — frank, frankfurter, wiener, weenie, ball park, red hot, dog or dachshund, the hot dog is one of my favorite foods. I’ve been enjoying these delicious little red tubes of meat...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    From Ground to Pump

    It’s a crude reality: the price of diesel can change dramatically from one week to the next. Between June 1 and July 6 this year, the average diesel price began at $2.352 per gallon and skyrocketed to...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Rig Wranglers

    The sound is deafening. It’s the collective snarl of a half-dozen heavy diesels prowling “the pad,” hoisting and dragging massive hunks of steel, loading them onto four-and five-axle flatbed trailers. The temperature here is hovering near 100...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Wheel Wise

    When the phone rings or the email pings at the Women in Trucking office, it’s often a driver who needs help. And though WIT president Ellen Voie has spent her career in the trucking industry, she never...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Slow Down, Power Up

    What do you get when you combine the green movement with renewable energy researchers and outside-the-box thinking? You get the Electro-Kinetic Road Ramp, a speed bump that generates electrical energy when vehicles drive over it. The device...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Book Star

    It can be hard to tap into your creative side after a long day at work, but for Navistar employee Kyle Rose, being immersed in the world of heavy duty vehicles got his juices flowing. With a...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Fueled By Horse Power

    Kristina Kremer, a longtime driver, is hoofing it from Delaware to California. Putting one foot in front of the other, she thinks about the 1973 Kenworth sitting at home and the 1991 Peterbilt she drives over the...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Semi Attached

    For a trucker, Big Rig Limo offers the perfect vehicle for a trip down the aisle.The company, based in Scotland, offers a decked-out truck and driver for hire, so bride or groom can truly make a big...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Worry Free Zone

    Your opinions count. I asked for feedback in my last Road King column and we got it. We are constantly upping the level of customer service; driver satisfaction with TAs across the country is growing. Three questions...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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