AAA http://wyso.org en AAA Expects Holiday Travel By 3.5 Million Ohioans http://wyso.org/post/aaa-expects-holiday-travel-35-million-ohioans <p>Auto club AAA estimates more than 3.5 million Ohioans will travel at least 50 miles from home during the year-end holiday period running from Saturday through New Year's Day.</p><p>That number is up slightly from last year. AAA says travel during this holiday season has increased with economic improvements in recent years. Average gas prices now are expected to remain lower during the holidays than they were a year ago.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Associated Press 43756 at http://wyso.org AAA: Labor Day Regional Travel Up This Year http://wyso.org/post/aaa-labor-day-regional-travel-year <p>AAA says regional travel this weekend is expected to be up 3.3% over last year's Labor Day holiday.&nbsp; The auto club predicts that with gas prices lower than they were a year ago, some 1.2 million Ohioans are hittng the road.</p><p>AAA says that, nationally, vacationers won't go as far as they did last year, but Ohioans will still be putting in some travel time.&nbsp; The popular spots this year, according to book agents are Gatlinberg and Hilton Head, and in Ohio, Hocking Hills and Newport Aquarium.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 38515 at http://wyso.org AAA: Tips On How To Drive Safely During Bitter Cold Weather http://wyso.org/post/aaa-tips-how-drive-safely-during-bitter-cold-weather <p>Monday’s sudden snowfall is to blame for several traffic pileups on the highways in southwest Ohio and as WYSO’s Emily McCord reports the cold weather can also contribute to hazardous driving conditions. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 19:41:11 +0000 Emily McCord 27953 at http://wyso.org AAA forecasts dip in Ohio Labor Day travel http://wyso.org/post/aaa-forecasts-dip-ohio-labor-day-travel <p><span lang="EN">COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A survey predicts a 2 percent drop in </span><span lang="EN">Labor Day travel by Ohioans, compared to last year&#39;s holiday </span><span lang="EN">weekend.</span></p><p><span lang="EN">Auto club AAA said Wednesday that the decline is anticipated </span><span lang="EN">because of recent uncertainty about the economy as well as rising </span><span lang="EN">air fares.</span></p> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 16:17:06 +0000 Associated Press 3499 at http://wyso.org