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Uncle John has the need . . . for speed! (But he always uses his turn signal.) Hop on in and let the Bathroom Readers’ Institute take you on the ultimate road trip. From the first motorized vehicles to the flying cars of tomorrow, you’ll race around the world to learn about some great sets of wheels and the gear heads who make them go. And not just cars, this book has planes, trains, roller coasters, yachts, and massive machines that literally move mountains. So strap on your seatbelts--it’s going to be a fun ride! Read about . . .

Secrets of Hollywood car chases
The original Cannonball Run
Taking a ride in the hot-tub limo
The drag queen
The history of airships
The Black Beetle: a New York Central train outfitted with jet engines
The yacht that cost more than some countries’ GDP
Around the world in 25 ways
A car without a driver
A look at how a jet engine works
Ghost planes and haunted ships
Pal Newman buys a Beetle
The origin of crash–test dummies
And much, much more!

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