Wendy Parker

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.

Skin cancer: What you need to know

| August 12, 2013

A general understanding of what to look for and how to prevent it is your best defense in fighting the disease.

Preparing for the storm: My Anne Ferro notes

| August 11, 2013

"I should destroy all of my notes, because if anyone got hold of them, they'd surely think I was nuts, and possibly dangerous."

Understanding Granny on the road

| August 09, 2013

"Being on the road is hard for everyone in the family, even those who don't really know why you're on the road."

Cautionary tale: Keep drawstrings tucked at all times

| August 07, 2013

"I was hanging by my shorts on the second step of a Freightliner. The fact that my face was almost pressed up against the side of the truck kept me from having to witness the ...

The real effect of the new hours rules

| August 04, 2013

The people who make the rules of the road should have to see a grown man running around in his underwear in the middle of the night before they make everyone park at the same ...

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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