Strawberry milkshakes, pet rats, and the best rest area to get a good night's sleep between California and Michigan. On the road with intrepid Car Talk blogger Jim Hanna.
After a year-and-a-half of licking its fire and flood inflicted wounds, the Angeles Crest Highway opened on Friday, June 3, 2011, only to be inundated by another flood--of motorcyclists, bicyclists, sports car drivers, tentatively piloted minivans and cruising patrol units.
Enough iDrive, MyTouch and OnStar. Enough heated steering wheels, console beverage dispensers and automatic keister coolers. Enough traction control, stability control, blind spot warning, signal-sending and satellite tracking. People, you’re on a trajectory for a macchiato, not Mars.