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From A to B: Driving and the Daily Grind

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For many D.C. area residents, the commute to and from work is the most unpleasant part of the day.
For many D.C. area residents, the commute to and from work is the most unpleasant part of the day.

For many Washingtonians, the daily commute to and from work is the most unpleasant part of the day. But for others, being on the road is how they make a living. Jim Hilgen talks with people who spend a lot of time on the road and hears how they cope with the stress of spending their 9 to 5 behind the wheel.

[Music: "A to B" by The Futureheads from The Futureheads / "Highway to Hell" In the Style of AC-DC by Prosource Karaoke]

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