Travelers hitting the road for Thanksgiving this week will notice two things on their journey: they’ll have more company and gas prices in many states remain on the rise.
UPI reports the auto group projects some 53.4 million people will travel for the holiday in coming days. That’s an increase of 6.4 million, or 13 percent over last year when coronavirus forced many to bypass the annual family event.
The American Automobile Association (AAA) said about 48.3 million people will drive somewhere for Thanksgiving and 4.2 million will fly.
Those not in the sky and on the ground however will find rising prices at the pump as they have been all year, remaining stubbornly at a seven-year high.
The Biden gas crisis continues. “Motorists are paying, on average,