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Thanksgiving travel is predicted to drop for the first time in five years, according to travel officials, the result of a still-recovering economy and overly-cautious consumers.
More Americans are expected to travel this year to celebrate Thanksgiving, according to reports from multiple travel associations.
The calendar and the economy are conspiring to make this year's Fourth of July holiday a bit of a dud for business, according to a new survey released late last week.
This Christmas travel season could be the busiest in six years, with AAA predicting Thursday that 93.3 million Americans will hit the road. That's 1.6 percent more than last year and just 400,000 people shy of the 2006 record.
A few more Americans will hit the road this Thanksgiving, including people who are choosing to drive instead of fly as household budgets remain tight, according to AAA estimates released Tuesday.
A return to 1970s-era gas rationing seemed to help with hourslong gas station lines that formed after Superstorm Sandy, but it didn't end a fuel-gauge fixation that suddenly has become a way of life for drivers in the nation's largest city.
Contrary to popular belief, traveling during the middle of the holiday season may be actually the best time to find discounts.
Used to be, Dad would stuff a half-dozen maps in the glove box before setting out with the family on a road trip to see the waterfalls at Yosemite or the granite faces of Mount Rushmore. Colorful maps bearing the logos of the oil companies that printed them — names like Texaco, Gulf, Esso — once brimmed from displays at filling stations, free for the taking.
Used to be, Dad would stuff a half-dozen maps in the glove box before setting out with the family on a road trip to see the waterfalls at Yosemite or the granite faces of Mount Rushmore. Colorful maps bearing the logos of the oil companies that printed them _ names like Texaco, Gulf, Esso _ once brimmed from displays at filling stations, free for the taking.
Prince George's County issued 200,000 speeding tickets to lead-foot drivers under its eight-month-old Automated Speed Enforcement Program, a number that county officials said is good for safety - but critics argue only benefits the bottom line.
Tolls are increasingly being diverted to pay for transportation projects and other expenses unrelated to the roadways, bridges and tunnels used by the motorists who pay the fees, the nation's largest auto club said Wednesday.
The nation's baby boomers, now entering into their golden years in record numbers, are not giving up the car keys without a fight.
President Obama on Monday trumpeted an administration report that praises him for reducing the country's reliance on foreign oil, but a new poll shows that Americans are holding him responsible for soaring gas prices.
The District raked in $31 million in parking ticket fines from October to January, putting the city on track to break its previous annual revenue collection records for at least the second fiscal year in a row, according to a report issued Monday by AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Feeling the political heat from high gas prices, President Obama Thursday demanded that Congress end "inexcusable" tax breaks for oil and gas companies — a step that independent researchers say would lead to even higher gas prices.