my main meditation is vedananupassana: observation of sensation. I can do this on the road by observing the sensation in my feet (clutch, break, accelerator), hands (on the steering wheel, gear-stick), and other body parts such as pressure on the bum, stiffness-tension or whatever in the shoulders, back, upper arms, neck, face - whatever. Vedananupassana can also be practiced in conjunction with the range of emotional responses to traffic by observing the dominant sensation that arises with those emotive states.
And I guess you could always practice metta bhavana, extending metta to yourselves and other drivers. Anapana-sati you might find a bit subtle while driving.
They're just some thoughts for you to consider.
Whatever you decide, all the very best with your meditative travels!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725
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