windshield time
n. Work-related time spent in a car, including commuting time.

Example Citation:
"Consolidated Network, a subsidiary of Consolidated Communications Inc. of Mattoon, Ill., says its video conference room has raised productivity by eliminating many 150-mile trips to Mattoon for meetings with its parent company and other subsidiaries. 'When you place a value on the windshield time of certain employees, it has paid back its cost at a reasonable rate for the amount of investment,' said Richard Gibbens, president of Consolidated Network."
—Jerri Stroud, "New Business Routine: Lights, Camera, Meeting," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 14, 1991

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