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Labor Day holiday travel expected to increase

By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – This time next week we will be in the middle of the Labor Day weekend.

Millions of Americans are expected to start hitting the roads this week, experts expect it to be busier than usual.

All modes of transportation are expected to increase.

Tripple-A predicts that labor Day Travel is expected to recover from last year's declines, increasing 10 percent from 2009 with about 34 and a half million travelers taking trips at least 50-miles away from home.

The attribute the increase to the slight economic improvement in the past 12-months.

Today we asked several motorists if they were going to travel, all of them said NO including Charlie Majors.

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