Memorial Day weekend has recently passed, signaling the beginning of summer travel season. As one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, AAA Travel projected more than 37.2 million Americans would journey 50 miles or more from home over the Memorial Day weekend, with 33 million of those travelers driving to their destinations.
A number of economic factors are contributing to the large increase in holiday travelers this year. “A strong employment market and low gas prices have driven consumer optimism to new highs and boosted Americans’ disposable income. This is welcome news for the travel industry,” said said Marshall L. Doney, AAA President.
With the Fourth of July just around the corner, and plenty of warm weather drives ahead for all of us in the next few months, we thought you might want to brush up on the most-ticketed driving infractions in the U.S., and freshen up on some road etiquette tips.
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