nonetheless anticipated to hit the highway this vacation weekend, regardless of the upper fuel costs
and never so good weather forecast.
journey — about 36% greater than final yr. Round 90% of vacationers
might be driving.
Different challenges dealing with drivers this vacation embody extra anticipated
site visitors and potential outages at fuel stations.
However specialists say there isn’t a fuel scarcity, somewhat a
scarcity of certified truck drivers to get the fuel to stations throughout the
nation. That drawback hasn’t hit New Jersey but.
“Final yr, folks weren’t driving,” says Tracy Noble, with AAA
Mid Atlantic. “There was not site visitors on our roadways. Folks didn’t journey. We
noticed very low costs final summer time. That is not the case this summer time. However that
being stated, it isn’t protecting folks dwelling. Folks have been cooped up for over a
yr, they’re able to get on the market and they’re able to have that summer time
One other problem is getting used to sharing the highway after a yr and
half of virtually no site visitors. AAA the busiest drive occasions to be Friday after work,
after which once more Monday late afternoon.