AAA Thanksgiving Travel Report

Driving remains the most popular mode of travel for the Thanksgiving holiday with more than 89 percent of holiday travelers choosing road trips over other modes. AAA projects that 48.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving which is a jump in travelers compared to last year and the most travelers for Thanksgiving since 2007. “One million more Americans than last year will carve out time to visit with friends and family this Thanksgiving,” shares AAA CEO Marshall Doney. “Most will travel on the tried and true holiday road trip, thanks to gas prices that are holding at close to $2 per gallon.” Enjoy and travel safe this holiday weekend!

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.