May 27, 2011
Photo by Heather Middleton
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The travel season, from Dec. 23, to Jan. 2, will see an estimated 91.9 million travelers, an 1.4 percent increase over the 90.7 million who traveled last year.
Energy officials stress that with refineries back online and global crude oil consumption surging, consumers should expect a modest, incremental climb in gas prices this summer.
AAA officials are campaigning to remind motorists to recognize Georgia's Move-Over Law, and other safety precautions, in an effort to protect everyone on the state's highways and byways -- from stranded motorists to emergency response vehicles.
Guided by declining crude oil prices, costs at the pump have slowly started to dip downward again, after a week of relatively unchanged prices throughout Georgia, according to AAA officials.
Officials with AAA Auto Club South say the organization is working to keep intoxicated drivers off the roads this Memorial Day weekend, by offering free rides and tow services to Georgia motorists.
Many consumers may now be able to free themselves of high interest rates on their automobile loans, according to a spokesperson for the American Automobile Association (AAA) Auto Club South.