A shop where stolen cars are disassembled for parts
- That's enough time to put in a chop shop.
Down the Road
In the future (in your lifetime)
- Cars that drive themselves are in development now, but a marketable product is a long way down the line.
Put the Brakes On
Slow something down
- We heard the sheriff put the brakes on the investigation.
Put the Pedal to the Metal
Drive as fast as possible
- We have to be there in five minutes! Put the pedal to the metal!
To Have One for the Road
To have on last (alcoholic) drink before you go home
- Before I went home, he persuaded me to have one for the road.
A complete change of opinion, direction, etc.
- He spun the wheel sharply and made a U turn in the middle of the road.
You’re Driving Me Nuts
To make someone giddy or crazy
- That noise is driving me nuts!
Someone who likes to give advice to the driver of a car
- They accused the former prime minister of being a backseat driver.
All Roads Lead to Rome
There is more than one effective way to do something
- Though all roads lead to Rome, you have to start out at the bottom.