W: I need to check my messages.
M: How are you going to do that? We are in the middle of the freeway!
W: I’m going to use my cell phone. Haven’t you ever done that?
M: No. I just use my cell phone to talk to other people.
Could you explain “We are in the middle of the freeway”?
In the middle of the freeway means on the road, far away from a classical computer or internet access – something like this:
Source: Original uploader was Richmeister at en.wikipedia