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Finding friends on the backroads of Washington

Participants in the May 16 Northwest Drivers Group meetup wander around and schmooze prior to heading out on the road.  - Deanna Isaacs/TheAutoReporter.com
  • May 19, 2015 at 12:17PM

Recently, a friend (Harvey Sherman with the Aurora) informed me of a group of people who enjoy a good drive, the Northwest Drivers group on Meetup, regardless of what is driven. So I decided to check it out.

 

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