Biden on getting behind the wheel: 'I'm not allowed to drive anything'

Nothing can come between a man and his car – except maybe the Secret Service. Vice President Joe Biden, in an interview with Car and Driver magazine, laments the fact that he can’t get behind the wheel of his beloved vehicle, “I still have my 1967 Goodwood-green Corvette…The Secret Service won’t let me drive it. I’m not allowed to drive anything. It’s the one thing I hate about this job. I’m serious.”

Instead of cruising on the open road, it seems Biden is forced to get his classic car kicks in a slightly smaller space: “I have a driveway that’s about 1700 feet long. I knew the Secret Service wouldn't let me drive [my brother’s Cadillac] outside. So I jumped on that sucker and laid rubber.” 

But Biden’s love for modes of transportation isn’t limited to the automobile. The Democratic leader penned a 2010 op-ed in Amtrak’s magazine, Arrive, titled “Why America Needs Trains.”

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