Research shows that wearing your mask, and opening the front passenger window, and the window behind the driver seat helps to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus in your vehicle. See this NY Times article.
I'm moving, with minimal things. Just a dufflebag for possessions.
I have a 5 month old puppy I'm taking with me.
The costs of shipping a pet (she's over 20lbs) is outrageous, and she would be scared being by herself. I would rather be able to be with her the whole time, and have a bit of adventure.
I love road trips, and have done the cross country trip 3 times.