"Attaching a bunch of stuff to a trucking cause that has nothing to do with trucking is the same thing the government does when they attach pork to a bill."
"It's hard to keep an optimistic outlook on life when you've been on the road for 12 days in crappy weather."
"Live and learn, and remember, what rots in Vegas, stays in Vegas."
Wendy and George buy a new -- used -- truck after a prior lease-purchase arrangement -- overall, Wedny says, it's a "proud and terrifying" experience...
This info piece on the science of sleep also presents an argument against the provision of two 1-5 a.m. periods in any restart codified in the most recent hours of service changes.
"I'm pretty certain twerking will be solely responsible for Armageddon, and the subsequent zombie apocalypse to follow shortly thereafter."
Wendy learns lesson No. 2 about the state of Louisiana.
From typical speed to on-the-road conditions and pay packages, misunderstood elements of the trucking business remain in the dark for many in the general public.
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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RT @IDOT_Illinois: Be alert for mowing crews working alongside WB I-80 between MM 87-81 near North Utica today. #ILtraffic