Wendy Parker

Farmer’s Almanac of winter doom: Pack your chains, drivers

| August 28, 2013

Latest get-rich-quick scheme: Full-service tire chain changing lane. "Just remember, people thought the Wright Brothers were crazy, too."

Hard choices judging Overdrive’s Most Beautiful

| August 25, 2013

"I learned more in the hour and a half we spent with these ladies than I have in a very long time. These women know their business, and they all know their way around a ...

Dinosaurs and pretty girlsImage Gallery

| August 23, 2013

Wendy's first day at GATS 2013 saw her taking around a dinosaur for pictures on the show floor and elsewhere for Hunter, a child in Southern Ohio with an illness that prevents him from traveling. ...

Killer truckers indeed

| August 21, 2013

"The FBI should send out a commendation to every non-serial-killer professional driver on the road that says, 'Congratulations and thank you for not being a serial killer!'"

How old is that story, bro?: Trucking tales, legends, ghosts

| August 20, 2013

"Beware, newbies, you're not the first and you won't be the last to hear about Large Marge....": Wendy Parker on traveling folktales, trucking and roots in European lore.

Perils of Break Away

| August 18, 2013

Be careful throwing chucks in your storage box, particularly if spray lubricants are in there... "Sometimes, you do something stupid. It just happens..."

The jump rope blues

| August 16, 2013

"Sometimes, being healthy on the road is more dangerous than you'd think."

The brotherhood exists

| August 14, 2013

The bond between truckers of all stripes is real. It was reinforced for Wendy recently when a nephew went missing and she put the word out to drivers through social media.

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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