New profile vid in ‘Life of a Trucker’ series by Tex Crowley hits close to home

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Updated Sep 27, 2017

“The men and women out here driving these trucks, they’re like the blood coursing the veins of our interstate system, keeping the country alive.” –George Parker

george-parker-from-tex-crowley-videoI can’t emphasize enough how excited I was to hear yesterday that Texomatic Pictures’ Tex Crowley had released as Lucky No. 13 in his exceptional “Life of a Trucker” series of brief operator profile video interviews a bit of a look at none other than Landstar-leased flatbedder George Parker. Many of you will no doubt know Parker as the better half (no offense intended, Wendy … -ed.) of the George & Wendy Show team. (Catch the latest from Wendy’s excellently irreverent and at once straight-up serious blog of the same name at this link here on OverdriveOnline.)

As for the video, shot in September at the Guilty by Association Truck Show at 4 State Trucks in Joplin, Mo., Crowley’s put together another good look at a slice of trucking, through the eyes and from the voice of the stand-up human being behind the wheel.

George — I think I can safely call him a friend at this point — certainly fits that description. Enjoy it (followed by the remaining 12 in Crowley’s series) at the head of the playlist below.

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