wendy parker

Fuel-island etiquette: What’s your biggest pet peeve?

| November 13, 2013

Wendy Parker struck a nerve with her "Short fuses at the fuel island" blog post. It dealt with commonly expressed aggravation with long waits as some drivers use the island for things other than fueling.

One quarter down: Economic impact of new hours rule?

| October 21, 2013

Have you seen direct mileage and/or revenue reductions over the last quarter yourself? If so or if not, let's keep the conversation on the rules ongoing. (Bonus: Trucker's Wife tee available...)

‘Parking firestorm’ cools into substantive, driver-led effort

| June 15, 2013

Independent owner-operator Jason Haggard is urging able drivers to join him at a June 18 council meeting in Coon Rapids, Minn., to begin the process of meeting with the city to address the parking fiasco ...

Roundup: Strange bedfellows, scale-house burger, Android barker

| May 09, 2013

Legislation can make for odd bedfellows among supporters, Wendy Parker orders a cheeseburger -- at the wrong drive-through, and Mack Trucks' Bulldog magazine gets new digital distribution.

More parking now, please; alternatives to ‘sailboat fuel’

| January 11, 2013

A reader follows up on our parking-push coverage from September 2012, and several offer preferred slang options for that lightest of loads -- nothing.

A pterodactyl caught between a rock and a hard place

| October 10, 2012

When you’ve seen the same highway for the thousandth mile, there ceases to be things to comment on, and you have to make your own magic.

13 rules of the road for riders

| September 30, 2012

No one cares if you're hungry, have to pee, or are bored. That's YOUR proble

The vivid soundtrack of our trucking lives

| September 28, 2012

So much of our time on the road is occupied with music. We rarely ride without the soundtrack of life playing in the background.

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