Life is a Highway is a fan episode of One Tree Hill. This episode is more of a flashback showing the car crash Jacob was in.
One night Jacob is driving his spare 1972 Chevy Nova and he had decided to purposely wreck into a pole hoping it would kill him. 12 hours earlier Jacob and Brooke were actually at Peyton's discussing about Jacob's future once he graduated high school and he revealed he originally wanted to play football for Ohio State, but left that dream because he wanted to become a drag racer. Later as Brooke and Peyton looked on Jacob's Facebook page she sees that everyone from her school except for her friends are calling Jacob mentally retarded which made her and Peyton angry, but as Jacob seen the comments he started to cry and stormed out of Peyton's house