Great road trip albums are never ones where you look at your CDs and say, “I think this will be a nice album for the road.”
According to news broken by NASA, Astronaut John Young died on Friday at the age of 87.
Young, who started out as a U.S. Navy test pilot and achieved the rank of Captain, joined NASA in 1962 after a 10-year Navy career.
Imagine being stranded on the side of the road. You’ve probably been there before. It sucks. How are you going to get your car off the side of the road? Tire blowout? Simple enough to repair, but those cars whizzing by at 80 miles per hour as your blowout is on the driver’s side of the car.
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.