Way Outta Control
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: The Palouse
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Re: well i am going for it
Good on you! Can I have your old job? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
It's going to be a long trip. Enjoy it, and give yourself a lot of time to make it where you need to be. Half the fun of this trip can be stopping and seeing the sights along the way. When I moved the family back to Wisconsin from Washington State, we drove 8 hours a day and then stopped. We then had a few hours to explore the area we stopped in, and that was a lot of fun. That still left plenty of time for rest.
Do you have Triple A? If not, I'd strongly recommend getting it for a year. I broke down once in South Dakota. Fortunately it was only 1/2 mile out of Wall. Had I been another 200 miles down the road it would have been very bad.
Do you have any support network along the way of family/friends who could help if there is a problem? If not, start developing one. This can be a lifesaver for you. There's nothing worse than an emergency in a strange place with no where to turn/run to for safety.
If you're carrying any type of firearms... beware of the State laws you'll be traveling through. A traffic stop could get nasty, real quick and you may never reach SC.