Parents driving cross country and need advice

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  1. Razorwyr

    Razorwyr Road Train Member

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    The government giving up a source of revenue????
     
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  2. Cattleman84

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    No, they just send you a bill in the mail at a later date.
     
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  3. Brandt

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    Seems like a bad time drive cross country. If they must just take I-80 over to by Scranton PA I-380 to I-84 up to Boston. The I-495 to I 95 to Maine.

    They have to get thru Wy and they have been closeing the interstate my time this year because of snow for a couple days. That means sleep and eating in car and bathroom on side of the roads or a bucket.

    I'm not sure what the hotel stuff is like know. Most state are take out only on food. Some states like NJ are making then close all restaurant at 8pm I think PA is doing that also. Sounds like your parents must be a little lose in the head or enjoy trouble. They closed the rest area in PA on I-80. States have that stay home rule unless it's essential. Not sure how serious they are about that.

    Getting a hotel room seem like it would be a problem. Do they want to sleep in same bed as another person who might have the virus. Hotel would no be someplace I would be sleeping right now. . they don't clean them rooms good on a regular day. Now you got the employees probably not happy to be working. If they even show up to work.
     
  4. ed4207

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    If they have to travel it could be done but they have to avoid people.
    Use credit cards at the gas pump carry food ,water and your own toilet paper.
    Book a room ahead of time. Wear gloves out of the car and disinfect everything.
     
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  5. USMC '74-'78 Semper Fi

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    For whats its worth, motels are reopening in PA and all tolls in PA are either EZ Pass or you will get billed based on the license plate number. Tks
     
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  6. Deere hunter

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    So now I hope this is as clear as mud !! Good luck and God bless!!!
     
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  7. bryan21384

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    Post of the day!!!!!! I'm dead
     
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  8. x1Heavy

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    I think we are entering a time in which travelers and tourists are seen as a threat by locals in small towns.

    And also balanced by human normal need to get out of crowded towns and cities to seek solitude and quiet. So it's a ongoing problem.
     
  9. TTNJ

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    My advice would be there is nothing you can do.....you can’t fix stupid
     
  10. Concorde

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    Right now is probably the best time for them to travel. No traffic and cheap fuel.
     
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