Honda Hosts Surprise Parade for Owner of Million-Mile Accord
Most drivers log about 14,000 miles annually. Joe LoCicero of Maine drives that far in about three months.
Honda announced in a press release that it hosted a surprise parade for “Million Mile Joe” to commemorate passing the million-mile landmark in his 1990 Honda Accord. Joe knew he was going to be presented an oversized key to a new 2012 Honda Accord from Ms. Maine, Ashley Marble, at a news conference, but knew nothing of the parade beforehand.
“The one-block parade in Saco, Maine, featured color guard and marching bands from local middle and high schools. … One float was a giant odometer powered by six people spinning human-sized hamster wheels,” said Motor Trend. There was also an airplane pulling a large banner congratulating Joe.
Joe started keeping detailed records of his mileage journey around the 300,000 mile mark, according to Honda’s press release. He drives an average of 62,500 miles a year, and has taken more than 661 pictures of his odometer.
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