If you’re thinking about hitting the road this Thanksgiving, experts say there will be more than 1 million more drivers on the road this year compared to 2015.
AAA projects that 48.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving. This number is the most travelers since 2007. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period starts tomorrow and goes through Sunday.
If you’re wondering why more people may be on the road, well AAA experts say it’s because the economy is stronger and that drivers have saved more money at the gas pump this year. Thanksgiving gas prices will be the second cheapest in nearly a decade. According to studies, more travelers will be traveling West.