Wendy Parker

If these walls could talk

With tropical plants in the van, the opportunity for snakebite by hungry, marauding python increases exponentially. "Trucking is a dangerous job. Be safe out there."

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Doctor my eyes

"Sometimes, it's hard to let other people touch the truck. I'll probably need to work on that, right after I get done worrying myself to death about whether or not the headlights are going to fall out. Owning a truck is so much fun."

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One day late: Happy Mother’s Day!

More kudos to the hard-nosed moms out there -- here's hoping your weekend was as good as Wendy's. "

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Keeping up with the upkeep

On CVSA's unsuccessful move to remove English Language proficiency from regulatory requirements...

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New ‘LoadDOCs’ document-transfer app

The latest such app on the market, available for Android and iOS, was designed by software engineer Will Chu, who's now on a mission to connect with users on enhancements.

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The island of lost socks

It's a commonly known fact that I'm a bathroom queen. I can forgive almost any transgression if a truck stop has nice clean bathrooms and good showers. I've expanded my horizons to nice laundry facilities and am extremely thankful for any place that has the golden trifecta of pleasant staff, good showers and nice laundry facilities. Spending a few days in Wildwood last week, I had my choice of nice facilities. TA, Pilot and 75 Chrome ...

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Don’t tread on me

It's Sunday, let's preach it! "Banning trucks from the left lane is completely the opposite of safe, and don't stand on a flag if you want me to listen to what you have to say."

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You’re selling what?

"How bad do you have to want a set of dentures to buy them from a guy in a truck stop parking lot?"

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I kissed a truck (and I liked it)

"Our first Wildwood experience was awesome! ... Our Precious took 3rd in the Wash and Show portion of the Pride and Polish competition," among other happenings...

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Inward-facing problems

"Carriers have finally found a way to lower the quality of new drivers.... In the words of Moon Unit Zappa, 'Gag me with a spoon.'..."

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