By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) – Highways will be packaged once again this Jul Fourth weekend, with 41 million Americans approaching to transport during slightest 50 miles or more.
That’s adult about 2 percent from a 40.3 million who trafficked during final year’s Independence Day weekend, according to automobile bar AAA.
The calendar is assisting to pull adult a series of vacationers. The holiday falls on a Friday this year, creation it an easy three-day weekend for many travelers.
As usual, a immeasurable infancy of travelers will be regulating their cars: 85 percent. Gas now costs $3.68 a gallon, adult scarcely 13 cents from a same time final year. That means a family pushing 200 miles on highways will compensate about 75 cents some-more in sum for their holiday gas this year.
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