We woke up to fresh-made waffles at the campground and then hit the road to search for a replacement for our spare tire. We were still four hours away from Austin. Figured we would get there for a late lunch and then get back on the road. We are all ready about half a day behind schedule. Turns out, our trailer had an unusual tire size. We spent 4-5 hours in search of the perfect size. Along the way, we picked up a 4-way lug wrench, a floor jack, and a grease ...
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We left Pensacola early in the morning and had an uneventful trip until western Louisiana. We had a trailer tire blowout along extremely busy I-10. The blowout was actually no as draumatic as I had always feared. More just like a flat tire. We pulled of the highway onto the shoulder, and all the kids got over into the grassy area to wait. I called Progressive's roadside assistance and knew I was in trouble when the Amercan, well-spoken customer service rep. asked...