Overdrive correspondent Wendy Parker reports from her yearly visit to the doc with some helpful tips for diet, activity levels and overall health.
"I think riding in a big truck for a day should be part of every driver's education class given. These kids need to have the view I do for a day..."
"You'd be amazed at how many bad words you can call someone during the drum solo of 'In the Air Tonight' if it's turned up loud enough."
Last night Wendy's home town council voted down the restrictive two-hour truck parking ordinance they'd approved just two weeks prior. Here's why.
Warner Robins, Ga., mayor Chuck Shaheen is hoping truck drivers will attend a city council meeting March 4 at 4 p.m. to voice their concerns over the city's two-hour parking limitation.
“I'll be quiet forever when the evil monkey brutally murders me. Oh look, is that an ultralight? Dang, it's awful cold for an ultralight.”
"We've seen some weird things on flatbeds. Hell, we've seen some weird things strapped to four-wheelers, like the giant hammerhead shark we saw on the roof of a Honda Accord...."
"I don't know if any of you noticed, but Earth was recently invaded openly by aliens in the form of giant meteorites... If you're looking for me, I'll be over here under the catwalk in ...
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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