Wendy Parker

Observations from the dark side

| March 28, 2014

"If you do go to MATS, take the time to go over to the Papa John's parking lot and rub elbows with the regular guys – we've met some of the most decent human beings ...

Safety will be the death of us

| March 26, 2014

"Progress of the species is retarded when there is no failure. You can't keep someone safe from themselves: no matter how many rules you impose, there are human beings out there who will continue to ...

Helping hands are hard to findImage Gallery

| March 23, 2014

"The Precious" gets some custom vinyl lettering -- "Never underestimate the value of good help. Who else is going to hand you stuff..."

The strange lineage of Heziciah Buttonhole Benton

| March 21, 2014

...who may or may not have been a racist, according to some speculators. Wendy: "If it makes you feel any better, I probably annoy myself as much as I annoy you."

Even Superman had a Dad

| March 19, 2014

Tough news yields stronger connections... "It's not often I see the strongest person I know cry. Actually, I've only seen him do it once, and that was when our son was born."

Jason’s Law: Five years after the passing of its namesakePodcast

| March 18, 2014

In conversation with Overdrive's Wendy Parker, Hope Rivenburg, marking the fifth anniversary of the death of her husband, for whom the Jason's Law truck parking legislation is named, stresses the need for drivers to continue ...

Having a quirk doesn’t make you a jerk

| March 16, 2014

Rather, "it makes you quirky," says Wendy. "Home time is awesome."

When a Hummingbird just isn’t enough

| March 14, 2014

Overdrive's Wendy Parker on competitive fishing, side-scan sonar technology, and more: "I have a theory that all things lead back to the trucking industry, in one way or another."

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an owner-operator who pulls dry van. She chronicles their adventures and her observations from the shotgun position in her blog and at their website, http://www.thegeorgeandwendyshow.com/index.html

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