Wendy Parker

Giving back

| March 31, 2013

“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world is and remains immortal.” --Albert Pine

On banning the Big Gulp

| March 29, 2013

"If the Mayor of New York City is concerned about public health, he should ban all automatic air fresheners."

Happy birthday to my favorite trucker

| March 27, 2013

Wendy gives a big birthday salute to her owner-operator husband. Happy birthday, George!

Does Anne Ferro have a driver’s license?

| March 25, 2013

At MATS 2013, Wendy "got to meet her and ask her the solitary question I had for the only high-ranking government official I've ever met."

Good taste in music — it’s inherited

| March 22, 2013

Wendy to her 15-year-old son: "Led Zeppelin is a band, not a person. So now I'm going to sit in the garage with the car running because you didn't know that.”

The ‘Big Brother’ of the road

| March 20, 2013

"Truckers are the 'Big Brother' of the road. They know what you're doing, people."

Morbid March

| March 18, 2013

"Does anyone else think a giant rabbit with the ability to get into your house and squeeze your neck is terrifying?"

One of the good dispatchers

| March 18, 2013

"On the totem pole, drivers and dispatchers are at the same level” in many trucking companies, says Tim Bell II, the dispatcher Wendy Parker interviews in this story.

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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