Fri., December 21, 2012 7:30am
The AAA Auto Club’s annual forecast shows more than 93 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more. That includes 2.6 million Georgians, up 1.5 percent from last year.
Wed., July 4, 2012 5:02pm
Holiday travel is up 42% since 2009. That’s according to a new Triple A report. July 4th travelers are taking advantage of lower fuel costs on the road and better deals in the air.
Tue., December 27, 2011 7:33pm
Georgia voters overwhelmingly reject the idea of allowing heavier trucks on the nation’s highways. A survey from AAA comes as Congress debates increasing tractor-trailer weight limits from 80,000 to 90,000 pounds. The auto club’s says, 71% of Georgia voters oppose the proposal, mostly on safety grounds.
Wed., December 21, 2011 12:03pm
Logging trucks on Georgia’s state and local roads could soon be two tons heavier. Lawmakers will consider a bill when the General Assembly convenes in January to increase the weight limit for trucks hauling forest products or poultry.
Mon., December 19, 2011 5:10pm
More than a quarter of Georgians are hitting the roads for the holidays in the next couple of weeks, prompted by low gas prices and high airfares. That’s 2.5 million Georgians who plan to travel 50 miles or more for the holidays, a slight increase over last year.
Wed., November 17, 2010 2:14pm
Georgia’s roads may seem a little more crowded this Thanksgiving holiday over last. A recent survey by AAA shows more residents are set to jump into the car next week.
Mon., August 30, 2010 3:00am
Travel industry experts credit a rebounding economy and the BP oil spill with a prediction for more Georgia travelers Labor Day weekend. AAA says, 921,000 Georgians, or about seven percent more than last year, will take a holiday trip this year. Tybee Island tourism officials say, hotels and home rentals on Tybee Island already have seen the tourism increase.
Mon., October 26, 2009 7:46am
Georgia’s average has spiked 24 cents from a month ago.