The Fastest (and Scariest) Way via the 10 at Rush Hour

It's called "Lane Splitting" and although it's legal, the CHP warns that "Lane splitting by motorcycles is permissible but must be done in a safe and prudent manner."

We're not sure if this example was either safe or prudent, in fact there were a few tight squeezes that made us yell at the screen, but it sure did open our eyes to the possibilities of commuting via motorcycle in this fair city.

Yes, we would probably die, but if we didn't die we sure as hell would a) never have to consider what that traffic conditions were like again b) never be late for anything again due to "gridlock" c) have even more reason to laugh at dudes who buy Hummers.

So please sit back and enjoy this 9 minute commute eastbound on the Santa Monica Freeway and ask yourselves, "how far you think most of those cars got in 9 minutes?"

Video courtesy an LAist tipster who posted this on our Contribute Page - Gratzi!