Contrary to uninformed opinion among Brothers of the Road, it is not all blue skies and easy riding out there. There are occupational hazards to being on the road that are not obvious.
People who knew me then and later became reacquainted with me had issues getting used to calling me Lou and accepting the fact that I was not always on the road and doing nutsy things.
How important is it to avoid hitching a ride at a toll booth? Maybe not myriad, but a very important few.
Maybe one of you can help me? I've misplaced a location and can't find it.
Holiday travel, by thumb, can be a joyful or stressful thing. Often by turns in the same day. At no other time of the year are you likely to find as much generosity or so much danger waiting for you as you stand on the roadside.
After a few hours of this, you'd be up for ventures you'd typically steer clear of and call crazy.