Observations Whilst Breaking Down on the Dan Ryan

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So last Friday afternoon, the Marshall Jeep overheated, got all f’ed up, and is now in the shop. A few observations after 4 hours of towing and dealing with cops:


Total time for emergency tow truck to arrive: 90 minutes.

Total time for emergency tow truck to get me off the road: 90 seconds.

Dads with kids in cars like to gawk.

Chicago cops don’t like to stop on the expressways. They know it’s State Police jurisdiciton.

Call Chicago’s 911 and ask for the State Police. They’re way cooler.

3 cars, all driven by college meatheads with the backwards hats, rolled down their windows and yelled “FUCK YOU ASSHOLE!”

1 car, driven by an older African American woman, stopped to offer me her cell phone.

# of sentences exchanged with AAA’s tow truck guy from 47th street all the way to Peterson & Western: Three.

Truck.gif

So last Friday afternoon, the Marshall Jeep overheated, got all f’ed up, and is now in the shop. A few observations after 4 hours of towing and dealing with cops:


Total time for emergency tow truck to arrive: 90 minutes.

Total time for emergency tow truck to get me off the road: 90 seconds.

Dads with kids in cars like to gawk.

Chicago cops don’t like to stop on the expressways. They know it’s State Police jurisdiciton.

Call Chicago’s 911 and ask for the State Police. They’re way cooler.

3 cars, all driven by college meatheads with the backwards hats, rolled down their windows and yelled “FUCK YOU ASSHOLE!”

1 car, driven by an older African American woman, stopped to offer me her cell phone.

# of sentences exchanged with AAA’s tow truck guy from 47th street all the way to Peterson & Western: Three.

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