Monday, November 19, 2012

Thanksgiving traffic

  • L.A. Will Have the Worst Thanksgiving Traffic in the Nation, by Every Measure

    We're number one! That's right, L.A. is ranked first in the latest ranking U.S. cities... in terms of worst Thanksgiving getaway traffic. Data traffic provider INRIX predicted the top 10 busiest cities this holiday and, to the surprise of no one, Los ...

  • Mild weather, no major road work greeting Thanksgiving traffic

    Mild weather is forecast for most of the country through the holiday weekend. Storms are forecast for the Pacific Northwest, and showers are possible across the southern United States.

  • Preventing Thanksgiving weekend traffic deaths

    Preventing Thanksgiving weekend traffic deaths. by Victoria Spechko. Posted: 5 mins ago. save. send. print · Victoria Spechko.

  • Thanksgiving week one of deadliest on the highway

    "Whenever traffic volume goes up, crashes generally go up as well," says Allen Parrish, director of the University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety.

  • Thanksgiving driving patterns increase risk for fatal crashes

    (—Thanksgiving often means more food for Americans, but it also means more traffic on the road that brings a greater chance for fatal crashes, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public ...

  • Traffic officers urge holiday caution

    Drivers across the country will be navigating unfamiliar roads, traveling late at night and will be more likely to get drowsy or have been drinking - factors that traffic officials attribute to the Thanksgiving holiday period being an especially ...

  • Thanksgiving Travel: SR 2 over Stevens Pass

    At the hours shown as red, traffic analysts predict travel will reach capacity for that stretch of roadway. Once a roadway reaches capacity, any small incident can cause significant backups.

  • Best and Worst Times for Thanksgiving Travel

    While Northern Virginia is traffic-heavy throughout the holiday period, the day before Thanksgiving is the heaviest travel day. To help you plan your travel, the Virginia Department of Transportation created this set of maps showing Thanksgiving ...

  • Busy roadways for Thanksgiving

    The forecast comes as AAA predicts 43.6 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home over Thanksgiving, up 0.7 percent from last year.

  • State serves Thanksgiving travel advice to motorists

    In the Puget Sound area, I-5 and I-90 express lanes operate on a weekend schedule Thursday, Thanksgiving. Motorists should expect heavy traffic Friday morning at I-5 exits to downtown Seattle during the annual Macy's Holiday Parade. Drivers should ...

  • Driving on Thanksgiving? Drinking Violations Jump 54% on Thanksgiving Day

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts that 1,200 people will be killed and 25,000 will be injured between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day in traffic accidents caused by alcohol. The data was compiled by Alcohol Monitoring Systems ...

  • West Alabama Community Traffic Safety officials encourage Thanksgiving ...

    "During the long Thanksgiving travel weekend, many more people than usual are on the roads visiting family and friends," said Maxie Thomas, director of West Alabama Community Traffic Safety, in a news release. "And we want to alert everyone that ...

  • Traffic changes as Daniels overpass work continues

    The ramp for eastbound Daniels Parkway traffic to northbound I-75 is open now. There are no detours for Daniels Parkway traffic. All lanes on I-75 and Daniels Parkway in this area will be open to traffic through the Thanksgiving weekend. During the ...

  • Police to up enforcement for holiday

    "With heavy traffic expected for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, it's crucial that we encourage drivers now to make sure that all passengers are properly restrained whenever they travel.

  • "Operation Hang Up" Thanksgiving Week

    Major Edward Raso, Troop "F" Commander today announced that during the Thanksgiving Holiday, the New York State Police will conduct a traffic enforcement campaign called OPERATION HANG UP, targeting motorists that use their cell phone and other ...

  • Prepare for unavoidable holiday traffic delays

    "Traditionally, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving was the heaviest rush hour of the year. People have realized that doesn't work too well, so we've seen a trend for people to get away as soon as they can conveniently do so," says WTOP Traffic Reporter ...

  • Lambert-St. Louis International Airport Expects Increased Holiday Traffic

    In its annual Thanksgiving travel forecast, AAA predicts 43.6 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home over the holiday, up just 0.7 percent from last year.

  • Officials gear up for Thanksgiving traffic

    State officials are warning Massachusetts residents that holiday traffic will be heavy as residents journey long distances for family turkey dinners.

  • Kansas Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign to Begin

    Olathe, KS - infoZine - The Olathe Police Department, along with many other police agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, will be participating in the Kansas Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign, from Monday, November 19 ...

  • XNA runway work won't impact Thanksgiving traffic

    Van Laningham said that while leisure traffic picks up heavily at XNA for Thanksgiving, it isn't as noticeable as it is at other airports because the airport's usual heavy business travel all but comes to a halt during Thanksgiving week. "The leisure ...

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