With gas prices continuing to hover around the $4.00 mark...the "sluggers" may have a good idea.
"Sluggers" are --for the folks around Washington DC --what your and I would call "hitchhikers".
And, forget the idea that these are college students trying for a cheap ride home...
No, outside the Nation's Capitol --these are office workers looking for a cheap ride to work.
Sluggers are commuters - usually from Virginia or Maryland...hitching rides to D.C. with complete strangers.
Sluggers get a free ride, and drivers get to use fast carpool lanes.
Sluggers can save--between gas and parking--hundreds of dollars a week.
Now there are some "slugging" rules: you can't talk on cell phones, and you should say hello and goodbye to drivers on the way in and out