My Prius - No keys, Good Mileage, No Worries

For someone who loves computers and gadgets, the Prius is the perfect car...

Published: 06-Feb-2005

By nature, I'm an impatient and aggressive driver. I make what my daughters describe as "daddy turns," am frustrated by the lack of synchronized lights along Lakeland Drive, and don't understand why people enter highway traffic at 35 mph, when the vehicles they're trying to merge with are going 60. Lean on it folks. Let's go!

That's my Equinox persona, very Type-A.

When I climb into my daughter Elyse's 2004 Prius -- she thinks it's hers, anyway -- I'm transformed into this calm "we'll get there when we get there" person, a more relaxed driver.

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