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Labor Day Travel Rebounds To Pre-Recession Levels: 35 Million To Hit The Road This Weekend

Labor Day Travel Rebounds To Pre-Recession Levels: 35 Million To Hit The Road This Weekend

If you're hoping to enjoy a quiet getaway over the upcoming holiday weekend, you might want to dial back your expectations. According to AAA, you're going to have a lot of traveling companions this Labor Day -- more than you've had in several years. In fact, based on AAA's projections, some... read more

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10 Most-Congested Highways & Cities In The U.S.

Earlier today, we told you about AAA's travel projections for Memorial Day weekend. (Spoiler alert: traffic's going to be heavy.) Of course, things will be busier in some... read more May 22, 2014 by 


 
Traffic in Atlanta, Georgia during rush hour (via Wikimedia)

Fasten Your Seatbelts, AAA Says It's Going To Be A Bumpy Weekend For Memorial Day Traffic

As Loverboy once said, everybody's working for the weekend. That's doubly true now, as Americans look forward to the long, Memorial Day holiday after enduring a some chilly... read more May 22, 2014 by 


 
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AAA Says Fewer Americans Are Traveling For Thanksgiving This Year. What Gives?

If you live in the U.S. and plan to travel this holiday week, you're not alone. According to AAA, over 43 million Americans -- 43.4 million, to be exact -- are expecting to... read more November 25, 2013 by 


 
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Grim Prediction: Nearly 400 U.S. Traffic Fatalities Over The Labor Day Weekend

Earlier this week, we told you that roadway traffic during the Labor Day weekend is expected to heavy -- as heavy as it was before the Great Recession. Today, a little more... read more August 22, 2013 by  0


 
Traffic in Atlanta, Georgia during rush hour (via Wikimedia)

AAA: Labor Day Traffic Will Rebound To Pre-Recession Levels

Road-trippers have had it easy the past few years. The Great Recession took a significant toll on vacation travel, leaving the highways and byways a little less crowded on... read more August 20, 2013 by  0


 
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July 4 Remains The Deadliest Day For American Drivers

July 4 is many things to many people. To most U.S. adults, it's a day off. To the gregarious, it's a day to spend around the grill with friends and family. And to pyrophiles... read more June 26, 2013 by  0


 
Thief Stealing a Car

New Year's Day Is The 2nd Most Popular For Car Thieves

Crime never takes a holiday. In fact, popular holidays can be a bonanza for bad guys (and gals), and one of their favorites is coming up tomorrow. According to the National... read more December 31, 2012 by  0


 
A car rendered inoperable by Hurricane Sandy

Rental Cars In Short Supply For Thanksgiving Thanks To Sandy

If you're planning to rent a car for the Thanksgiving drive to grandma's house but haven't yet secured your vehicle, you should shift your search into high gear. News reports... read more November 19, 2012 by  0


 
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Thanksgiving Travel: Better In L.A., Worse In Dallas, Atlanta

We have good news and bad news for Thanksgiving road-trippers. The good news is, roadways will be slightly less congested than they were last year, meaning that you'll make... read more November 16, 2012 by  0


 
Chevy Chase in National Lampoon's Vacation

Planning A Memorial Day Road Trip? Here's What To Expect

Memorial Day means many things to Americans: An opportunity to remember those who've died in service of their country. A chance to get together with friends and relatives... read more May 23, 2012 by  0


 
Hurricane Irene

Gas Prices Up Slightly Over Labor Day Weekend: Irene To Blame?

If you're packing the coolers, the picnic blankets, and the rooftop carrier—and heading out on the road over the Labor Day holiday weekend, be glad that you're not... read more August 31, 2011 by  0


 
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Americans To Drive More, Fly Less This Labor Day Weekend

The last gasp of summer is quickly approaching and families across America are making plans to do something to celebrate Labor Day weekend. According to a forecast from AAA... read more August 24, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Share 'Faces Of Distracted Driving,' Hang Up This Holiday Weekend

If you're planning to be out on the highways this Memorial Day weekend, you'd best focus on keeping safe and focused on driving. Patrols are expected to step up enforcement... read more May 24, 2011 by  1


 
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Memorial Day Gas Prices: Down Somewhat, But Still Affecting Travel

Gas prices could fall another ten cents or more in the next week, but experts anticipate that budget-strapped households are going to be cautious about Memorial Day Weekend... read more May 23, 2011 by  0


 
Thief Stealing a Car

Beware, Car Thieves Will Be Working On New Year's Day

All is quiet on New Year's Day, as the U2 song begins. And perhaps that's one of the reasons why more thieves steal vehicles—and steal from them—on New Year's Day... read more December 28, 2010 by  0


 
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