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Fourth of July Road Travel Returns to Pre-pandemic Levels


photo by Boyd Loving

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA), More than 47 million people across the country will embark on Independence Day travel between July 1 through July 5 with travel estimated to reach pre-pandemic levels.

This despite rising gas prices, 91% of holiday travel will be by car with an estimated 43.6 million Americans estimated to drive to their destinations. These numbers are the highest on record for the Fourth of July and up by 5% compared with the previous record from before the pandemic hit in 2019, according to AAA data. What’s more, 3.5 million people plan to fly, a 164% increase in flight travel, AAA said.

4 thoughts on “Fourth of July Road Travel Returns to Pre-pandemic Levels

  1. Don’t forget when you fill up your gas tank, its costing a lot more thanks to Sleepy Dementia Joe

  2. How come there’s no fireworks in Village of Ridgewood this year.

  3. No fireworks because the libs want to maintain control of your life. Their hope is the pandemic continues on indefinitely.

  4. Ok I gotta get more Booz

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