Driving I-787 in a thunderstorm

My normal commute from the Town/Village to Albany is usually around 10 minutes, 15 if there’s rush hour traffic.

On Tuesday night, it was a white-knuckle ride all the way home.

You wanna see?

I got the video footage right here.

Now to my credit, my Saturn Ion Cardachrome performed like a champ. The new tires got me through the worst of the storm without any slipping, sliding or hydroplaning.

But the next time I have to drive through a storm like this, I’m not using this dinky RCA Small Wonder video cam. No. I gotta save up and get me a GoPro. And another GorillaPod tripod. Both hands on the wheel, 10 and 2, Chuck…