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The Drive Home IV: Day one – hell and high water – William Hall @Hemmings


Following on from William’s previous introduction to The Drive Home IV, here’s how day one went.

Even on its best day, Houston is a driver’s nightmare. Mix in 24 hours of steady rain with nowhere to drain, and America’s fourth largest city becomes one giant concrete birdbath.

It seems it’s now part of The Drive Home tradition to begin our annual January trek to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit with a “Hundred Year” meteorological event, but despite last year’s Bomb Cyclone projections, we’ve never felt more anxiety than during rush hour traffic in Space City. A brief excursion to sponsor Casa de Montecristo reaffirmed the need to avoid the overstressed expressway and return The Drive Home to the lazier backroads of America.

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