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All posts by Road King

  • RoadKing Mag
    Work in Progress

    With the high volume of traffic on roadways these days, more stress is being added to a mature infrastructure system that is in need of regular repair, rehabilitation and reconstruction. Summer is prime time for maintenance and...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Cost & Effect

    Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) is the ranking member on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Highways and Transit Subcommittee, which oversees the construction of roads and transit facilities and the development of national surface...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Bad News Bearers

    We’re continually hearing about freight being off, trucking operations laying off workers, businesses closing and firms going into bankruptcy. Even trucking companies with years of strong performance are failing. All too often, trucking companies — especially the...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Ten-Hut Trucker!

    It’s been a very long time since my boot camp days, and all I can recall of that time is running sprints, doing push-ups, struggling over obstacle courses and bearing the brunt of instructors getting in my...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Dancing in the Streets

    New Orleans has Mardi Gras. Brazil has Carnival — a dancing-in-the-streets celebration that lasts for a week just before Ash Wednesday. The elaborate parades include lots and lots of music from some of the country’s biggest singing...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Top of Mind

    Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is one of the key leaders who will shape the future of the nation’s highway spending and work to prioritize the country’s transportation needs. He shared his insights on the future of transportation...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Living Large

    Talk to most people and they’ve likely never heard of Walcott, Iowa. Talk to a truck driver and, even if they’ve never stopped by, they know the tiny town that is home to the world’s largest truckstop....

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Audiobooks

    Hating the Yankees is as time-honored a tradition among baseball fans as wolfing down hot dogs and Cracker Jack. But it’s awfully hard to aim bad feelings toward easygoing manager Joe Torre, who arrived to extremely low...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Fishing on the Fly

    When Sandy Moret watched an 80-pound tarpon grab the fly on the end of his line 40 years ago, it wasn't just the fish that was hooked. Moret, a newcomer to Miami at the time, didn't know...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Tell us your story

    Tell us how trucking has affected your life and you may be featured in Road King.

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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