I've been calling him every hour, making sure he's not still stuck in traffic. Also leaving messages offering to check the InterWeb on the best route for him.
I mean, come on, you've gotta give those 911 operators a break :)
(And man - am I glad John doesn't have his brother's erratic behavior or temper problems!)
(Though, this just begs to be a joke. Come on Joe, say it ain't so!)