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LA-To-Portland and Back: Rage, Calm, Legal Weed, and Loaner Cars

Cars in L.A. don’t drive, they wait in line. I’m in a rented 2014 Toyota Corolla LE. The CVT transmission is holding a sustained 5,000 rpm shooting for a gap as we merge onto the 5 Freeway. Escape from L.A. Escape this horrible traffic. There’s a gap between a semi-truck and an indecisive GMC Yukon. The accelerator pedal is pressed ... Read More »