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 |  Sep 17 2013, 1:45 PM

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The story of Irv Gordon and his three-million mile Volvo P1800 journey will come to a peak today as Gordon will reach the milestone while driving on the Seward Highway in Alaska.

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 |  Jun 18 2013, 1:16 PM

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It’s been almost three years since we reported that Irv Gordon wanted to hit three-million miles in his 1966 Volvo P1800, and the Guinness Book of Records holder will achieve that milestone this year.

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 |  Nov 21 2010, 2:36 PM

With the holidays quickly approaching, now’s the time to starting planning for all those road trips you’ll be making to see friends and family. And nobody knows the benefits of planning for a road tip like Irv Gordon.

Gordon, a 70-year old retired science teacher from Long Island, is known for his 1966 Volvo P1800 that took Guinness Book of World Records honors as the highest mileage non-commercial vehicle driven by a single owner (2.8 million miles).

He encourages drivers to be alert on the roads this holiday season. “The holiday season means more people are driving to places to which they are not familiar and are in their cars for lengths of time to which they are not conditioned,” said Gordon. “Planning and diligence are key to ensuring a safe holiday road trip and that families reach the destination we all seek, a Happy New Year.”

See after the jump for five tips for safe holiday road trip driving from the master of road trips:

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