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Chris Miller
July 03, 2020 - 4:12 pm
Oil prices have moved above the 40 dollars a barrel mark. Gas prices have followed suit, but are still well off last summer's levels.
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June 29, 2020 - 9:50 am
As coronavirus restrictions ease, more Americans are looking to travel, and to do so sooner rather than later. This summer, AAA forecasts Americans will take 700 million trips based on economic indicators and state re-openings. Read more now.
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June 28, 2020 - 10:35 am
The AAA travel forecast shows Americans will take 700-million trips, down nearly 15% compared to last summer due to COVID-19.
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Chris Miller
May 25, 2020 - 11:04 am
Memorial Day gas prices in Louisiana are the lowest they've been in 17 years.
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Holiday travel predicted to hit new record
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Chris Miller
December 20, 2019 - 6:31 am
Christmas travel is up this year -- setting a record, according to AAA. That's in spite of gas prices being higher than last year. According to AAA, 115.6 million people will be taking a holiday trip. AAA spokesman Don Redman says the people who are flying will be headed to the airport this weekend...
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Be careful out there: travel tips from the AAA
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Thomas Perumean
November 27, 2019 - 7:05 am
Across the nation, AAA forecasts over 55 million people are traveling for the holiday weekend, about a 3% increase over last year. AAA spokesperson Don Redman says in the Gulf States region, about 13 million will be traveling, with many of them opting for driving over flying. “The car is still the...
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Near-record travel predicted this Thanksgiving
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Chris Miller
November 25, 2019 - 8:28 am
You may notice the office is starting to empty out as people get ready for Thanksgiving. There will be a lot of traveling, according to the American Automobile Association. "You can expect delays on almost every mode of transportation," said AAA spokesman Don Redman, who said there will be a near-...
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Jim Hanzo
October 16, 2019 - 8:40 am
What are gas prices doing at your neighborhood station? You should be seeing a slow, but steady decline. After prices jumped in September, October gas prices seem to be coming down. "We're now looking at prices about 6 cents cheaper then where we were just a few weeks ago," said AAA's Don Redman...
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Don Ames
October 04, 2019 - 11:40 am
A new study from AAA finds that autonomous emergency braking systems are inconsistent, and only occasionally effective in detecting pedestrians at speeds above 30 mph. The findings are a reminder to drivers to stay alert, says AAA spokesperson Don Redman. "Never assume that your vehicle is going to...
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Chris Miller
September 11, 2019 - 7:57 am
The price of gasoline is up slightly this past week, and we could see some changes at the pump fairly quickly, according to AAA. It’s September, the kids are back in school, and pretty much no one is taking road trips, but the price of gasoline has crept up to $2.156 on average in metro New Orleans...
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