Wendy Parker

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.

37 crucial items in case of zombie apocalypse

| March 16, 2013

"When the grid actually does shut down and we have to fend for ourselves, there are going to be some very surprised and ill-prepared Starbucks-swilling scarf wearers out there."

Bitten — by more than the trucking bug

| March 13, 2013

" The spiders in South Texas are so big they strap saddles to them and put them in rodeos. Small children who make a scene by screaming for Starbucks in the food court are fed ...

Doc’s advice: ‘Eat more color’

| March 11, 2013

Overdrive correspondent Wendy Parker reports from her yearly visit to the doc with some helpful tips for diet, activity levels and overall health.

Einstein warned us about this

| March 10, 2013

"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..."

Close encounter with an Allman

| March 08, 2013

"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."

Warner Robins ordinance repealed!

| March 05, 2013

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.

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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