Worrying About the Eclipse and Cars!

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In one of those absolutely classic motordom moments, the Oregon Department of Transportation  is already warning vehicle drivers to “be prepared to be stuck in their cars for hours during the solar eclipse.”  The Portland Oregon area will see almost 99 per cent of the eclipse commencing at 9:00 a.m. on Monday August 21.

On that Monday the “biggest traffic event in Oregon history” will occur with  “State emergency management officials (are) estimating one million people from out of state are coming to Oregon to watch the eclipse. More rental cars and RVs will be added to our highways, not to mention rural single-lane roads to and from campsites.”

Yes. It is Carmeggedon. “One of the things that we’re doing is tracking rumors, and we’re hearing a rumor on Twitter that a lot of people from Seattle are going to be coming down very, very early…

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