2017 marked the first full calendar year of the Take The Highway website.
What do we all know about the Florida “Move Over Law?”
When you see an emergency vehicle on the side of the road helping a car, what do you do? Keep driving? Make room? Not even really think about it? Continue reading 10 Facts on Florida’s “Move Over Law”
This is the second part of a two-part series. The first part can be read here.
After a good night’s sleep at the Howard Johnson’s in Tallahassee, we took off at about 9:30 in the morning.
In October of 2016, we embarked on our first major road trip since the start of Take The Highway.
We visited some friends in Dallas and had planned to do so since the summer. Do we fly there? Drive there? Take Amtrak there?
We crunched numbers and decided driving was the way to go. We rented a vehicle, which I will review later in the article.
Not long after entering Alabama on Interstate 10 is the City of Mobile, a port city of almost 200,000. Right after mile marker 35 is a long bridge crossing Mobile Bay. Signs warn trucks carrying potential hazardous material to exit at Government Street, then take the Cochrane-Africatown Bridge three miles upstream.
Also a good idea in the event of an accident in the tunnel.
Otherwise, the tunnel awaits…
The second and final article, the first being Fleeing Irma.
First, some good news: We heard early Monday morning that there was no hurricane damage in the neighborhood. Just a lot of tree limbs.
We are pleased to announce the beginning of a Take The Highway product line.
We are currently offering two different designs of shirts, coffee cups, phone cases, and mouse pads. Keep checking back, as we will continue to expand our inventory!
It was Saturday morning, September 9th.
My early morning agenda included looking for gas, making a pot of coffee, taking video of every room of the house, then putting up boards.
State Road 17 is known as Scenic Highway, an interesting showcase of Florida. Some ‘Old Florida’ remains.
(Want more ‘Old Florida?’ Click here.)
Before the widening of US Highway 27 in Polk and Highlands County, 27 took a different route. As a two-lane road, it wound through the hills, lakes, and orange groves of the area.
The new highway configuration left behind the center of several small towns as the new highway passed just to the west.