The Highway F*cking 401

Ontario Highway 401 is often dubbed the busiest highway in the world. For Canadians trying to get to work in the morning, it is the concrete embodiment of Lucifer.

Nothing is better, and more accurate than this long Tumblr thread about "the fucking 401." It all started as an innocent factoid:

Until Canadians found it. And instantly knew.


We feel pretty strongly about the 401...known as:

If you need the more accurate description or depiction, this Tumblr user could easily replace theirs with the one on Wikipedia:

And then our seasons change...

99% of road trips in Ontario take place on this highway. Make sure you're well-rested (8 hours of sleep the night prior), stretched well, and are mentally prepared for the challenge you take on every time you hit it.

1 comment

  • Theresa Loomis

    I used to live right off this highway. It’s how you got to downtown or midtown Toronto. I never saw it this bad.

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