Safety & Compliance

Holiday Travel

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December 21, 2017 - Industry News

Safety Tips for Winter Driving Conditions

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Winter weather amplifies the danger of being stranded, broken down or involved in an accident, and not being properly prepared with basic travel needs such as food, blankets, and water can lead to life-threatening scenarios.

Tags: Winter Driving, Snow, Holiday Travel

December 20, 2017 - Industry News

Forecast: Holiday Travel Will Reach Record Levels

Approximately 97.4 million will travel by car, a 3% year-over-year increase. Photo via Wikimedia/Minesweeper.

AAA’s latest research found that travel during the year-end holiday period from Dec. 23 through Jan. 1. will be the highest year-end travel volume on record.

Tags: AAA, Car Rental, Holiday Travel

November 22, 2017 - Industry News

Highway Deaths Responsible for Rise in Transportation Fatalities

Source: NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board has released data showing that 2,030 more people died in transportation accidents in 2016 than in 2015, with highway deaths accounting for 95% of all transportation fatalities.

Tags: NTSB, Highway Fatalities, Holiday Travel, Road Deaths

November 24, 2014 - Industry News

Thanksgiving Travel Expected to be Highest Since 2007

Graphic: AAA Travel

More than 46 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, with most of them taking to the highways, according to a forecast from AAA Travel.

Tags: Highways, Holiday Travel, Holiday Driving

August 28, 2014 - Industry News

Labor Day Holiday Traffic Expected to be Greatest Since 2008

Photo: Evan Lockridge

Nearly 35 million million Americans are expected to journey 50 miles or more from home Thursday through Monday, a 1.3% percent increase over 2013.

Tags: Security, Traffic Congestion, Highway Fatalities, Cargo Theft, Holiday Travel

July 2, 2014 - Industry News

Independence Day Holiday Travel Expected to Jump Over Last Year

Expect the highways to be more crowded this Independence Day weekend that they were last year and compared to the recent Memorial Day holiday.

Tags: Economy, AAA, Highways, Holiday Travel

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