How To Stay On The Freeway

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A mental set that I am driving on my way home and then there is traffic on the freeway so I know this shortcut to get home that never has traffic. I live in Downey and when I finish school at 5 pm at Cypress College there is usually a lot of traffic on the 605 freeway. So instead of staying on the freeway where there is traffic, I use Studebaker Boulevard which runs parallel to the 605 freeway and there is never traffic on that street when I use it. Normally, going on the freeway is supposed to be faster on the street but when it is rush hour there is usually a lot of traffic so finding that street is a mental set for me because I get home earlier than the people stuck on the freeway. The way I solve the problem of getting home earlier is by using street that are adjacent to the freeway.…show more content…
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