Christmas, New Year's travel busiest in 6 years
Traveling over the holidays? You might have plenty of company.
Auto club AAA says 93.3 million Americans will hit the road. That's up 1.6% from last year and just shy of a record set in 2006.
More cars will crowd the highways than ever before, largely because finding a seat on a plane at a desirable price has gotten more difficult. AAA says a record 84.4 million people will drive at least 50 miles between December 22 and January 1. That's 90.5% of holiday travelers, up from 89.3% six years ago.
One in four Americans will be driving long distances for Christmas and New Year's.
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