"Remember, Murphy's Oil Soap for the seats, alcohol on q-tips for the dash display, and just buy a cover for the gear shifter – or clean it in the privacy of your own cab."
George gets an in-grown toenail: After Wendy advises that he smell his sock...: "Sometimes, medical advice goes unheeded on the road."
Sometimes, keeping the magic on the road is hard.
A word on safety after another truck-school bus accident: "Maybe all the regulations have muddled the original idea, but the basic concept is pretty dang simple: 'eyes on the road, mind on the load.'"
The Guilty by Association Truck Show was "hands down the best $100 we've spent in a long time," Wendy says. "Next year, I'd like to see 300 trucks and some mainstream news agencies..."
What the new "uh-oh-I-forgot-my-baby craze" says about "how much attention people are actually paying to what's going on in the vehicle while they're careening down the highway."
"The Precious" is in the competition: "I'm OK with the disparaging comments -- the meanest ones usually come from people who don't have a truck at all, so there's that. I do know this, we've ...
Eat a balanced diet, avoid excessive animal fats, drink plenty of water, get plenty of exercise, don't smoke, and drink alcohol only in moderation to keep your pancreas happy.
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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