Wendy Parker

Wash hands, prevent crashes

| July 22, 2013

I have it on good authority the FMCSA will be unveiling their “We are the Borg” campaign sometime next year. It will require drivers to look directly into an inward-facing dashcam every 30 seconds and ...

To lump or not to lump, that is the question

| July 19, 2013

George pays a $215 lumper fee, and Wendy gets a good story out of it. "They're now called 'freight handlers,' I'm told. You can call 'em The Queen of England, for all I care, it ...

Things you should know about heart attacks

| July 17, 2013

Several risk factors you may not have been aware of, from respiratory infections in those with ongoing heart disease to long-term stress of dense traffic.

Messages in the lawn

| July 17, 2013

"I think a push mower gives the most uniform mow you're going to get. (I just made Hank Hill pee a little.)" And for lawn patterns to capture overhead attention, you can't beat it.

Hours changes premium: $300 down, more to come…

| July 15, 2013

Wendy details losses incurred directly as a result of the new hours of service changes: "As of the 10th, we've lost approximately $300 due directly to the new laws."

Joining the circus

| July 12, 2013

George & Wendy haul flatbed for the Big Apple Circus show.

Spaghetti sauce: More dangerous than fireworks

| July 10, 2013

More on the exemption for haulers involved in July 4 displays.

Trip-planning for dummies

| July 07, 2013

"Speaking of Jersey, does anyone know how effective kevlar is against Jersey Devil bites? Should I pack the chain mail instead? Never can be too prepared."

Wendy Parker

Wendy Parker rides with her husband, George Parker, an owner-operator who pulls dry van. She chronicles her adventures and observations as a newcomer to the trucking world at her website, thegeorgeandwendyshow.com. She has been published in Funny Times magazine, as well as the online magazines Out of the Gutter, Flash Fiction Offensive and Cracked.

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