After eight years, Governor Gregoire getting back behind wheelon December 14, 2012 @ 1:13 pm (Updated: 1:45 pm - 12/14/12 )
"I want to get in a car and just drive," Gregoire told TVW's "Inside Olympia" program.
She's admittedly rusty, but that's what happens when you spend all your time doing the people's business from the back of a Chevy Suburban.
So the governor is heading back to driver's ed, with the State Patrol in the passenger seat.
"No one needs to panic. I'm going to go out to the academy and get some driving instruction to make sure that my skills are what they need to be because after eight years, I want to make sure," she said.
Gregoire said she enjoys driving and has missed the freedom of doing it during her two terms as governor. She officially returns to private life when Jay Inslee is inaugurated Jan. 16, 2013.
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