Wendy Parker

Getting used to this whole communicating thing

| June 07, 2013

"I'm a visitor in your world, I don't actually drive and I'm not a true part of it, but I feel gratified to have a voice to tell people about it."

The problem solver: Jim Vant of Crow Wing TransportImage Gallery

| June 06, 2013

The story of Vant's fleet's success, built on a strategy of good driver treatment: "I've never had a truck make me a dime -- it's the person sitting in the seat."

The ‘kabang crunch’ wake-up call

| June 05, 2013

"There's absolutely no reason in hell to catch third in a Love's, unless your hair is on fire or a member of the Taliban has suddenly popped out of your bunk with an RPG aimed ...

I’ve been everywhere, man

| June 03, 2013

The things you miss -- and, better yet, the things you don't -- driving around the country hauling freight.

In the pioneering spirit out West

| May 31, 2013

Yes, even Pioneer women were catty.

Unwanted visitors at a Texas Walmart

| May 29, 2013

Seen at the Walmart in Lancaster, Texas: NO TRUCK PARKING -- VIOLATORS WILL BE TOWED AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE. And it gets hairier...

Freedom isn’t free

| May 26, 2013

Take some time on Memorial Day to thank a vet -- chances are you'll be thanking a truck driver, too.

Protecting your vital organs

| May 24, 2013

Use a little common sense, and try to pass some of it on to your progeny. And remember, insect spray is poisonous to humans, fire is hot, and ingesting gasoline is a bad idea. I ...

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, thegeorgeandwendyshow.weebly.com

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