Thousands expected to hit the roads for Thanksgiving holiday

Families reunite for Thanksgiving in WNY

Families reunite for Thanksgiving in WNY

AAA expects this Thanksgiving traveling weekend to be the busiest since 2005.

"This Thanksgiving weekend more Virginians will travel to spend time with friends and family this year", said Georjeane Blumling, Vice President of Public Affairs for AAA Tidewater Virginia. High temperatures will be seasonable, in the mid-50s.

In fact, 2017 will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2007.

If you find yourself in need of help this weekend, AAA has an app for Apple and Windows that can provide roadside assistance.

The average price of a gallon of regular gas in Fort Wayne is $2.70, according to GasBuddy.com. Examples of such electronic devices include laptops, tables and cameras.

McDonald said, "TSA nationwide is going through some enhanced security procedures right now so it takes a little longer to go through and those little bottles of maple syrup and wine are likely to look at right now".

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Holiday travel times in the most congested cities could be as much as three times longer than usual.

"If you have a AAA card, you're covered whether you're in the United States or Canada", said Bradley. This is especially true if flying or some other method of passenger transport is part of your travel plans. That shouldn't be a surprise, since I-95 southbound from D.C.to southern Stafford was recently rated the worst traffic hotspot in the nation on a daily basis and I-95 northbound from Massaponax through Stafford was ranked No. 7.

Plan ahead and check weather forecasts, road conditions and traffic patterns, leaving early to allow plenty of time for your trip. "The worst day to leave - the day before Thanksgiving at 3 p.m". She recommends people deviate from the standard one-hour arrival time to give themselves a cushion.

This year's Thanksgiving holiday is expected to be one of the busiest in a decade, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. He says the roadways will be a bit wet, so to drive with caution. "If you are a member, it covers you no matter whose car you're in, as well". "Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are all dry". Also, knowing where the best gas prices are, turning off the A/C, maintaining proper tire pressure and removing excess weight, e.g. unnecessary luggage. And, the vast majority of those travelers will be in cars. Showers will end sometime during the late morning, with sunshine filling in for the afternoon.

The MBTA said that riders should regularly check in on the status of their train or bus for potential delays over the holiday.

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