Wendy Parker

Truckers’ wives and spouses – the silent voice of the industry

"There's no official 'Drivers' Spouse Appreciation Week,' and rarely do we hear stories of the support they provide, so I'm going to take a quick minute to thank all the trucker's wives, husbands and families for the job they do."

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Armchair experts abound

With establishment of the Entry Level Driver Training Advisory Committee under way, "let's remember...that having someone with direct personal experience is always better than someone who is 'book smart' on the task at hand..."

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Excuse me while I use my vernacular

"It'll be nice to be back on the road," Wendy says, where people understand it.

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The year of the trucker

"The Chinese calendar has 2015 as the 'year of the sheep.' I don't know about you, but I'm not feeling it. I say we make 2015 'the year of the trucker.'"

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Deep thinking, and many miles to go

“You can't get two truckers to agree on anything.” This is an often used and completely untrue statement. You can get two truckers to agree on something. It's getting a third one that's a unicorn.

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The communists are coming!

A gift of a Sony PS4 hits a little hiccup with North Korean hackers' disabling of one of the associated games' sites -- Christmas turned out pretty well, nonetheless, for the Parkers.

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The Christmas miracle

From the pen of Wendy Parker: Driver's night before Christmas, take three. Merry Christmas!

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The soundtrack of our lives

"I never realized just how important being able to listen to the music we want to listen to is until we weren't able to." Important to Wendy, at least...

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The ‘Wonder woman’ of Team Justice

Don't let her small stature and ocean-blue eyes fool you – Misty Justice is a force to be reckoned with.

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Paranoia and suspicious deliveries

A nice little plant and a teddy bear -- or a bomb? "It's time for us to put on our tinfoil hats and run off to the woods, because I've just realized we may be the teensiest bit paranoid."

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