The Automobile Club of America predicts an estimated 2.5 million Floridians will drive somewhere for the Thanksgiving holiday. With having two of the top warm-weather holiday destinations such as Miami and Orlando, Thanksgiving travelers from all over flock to the mild temperatures of the sunshine state.
So, AAA has road travel tips for all of the brave souls taking to the road this weekend like the predicted delay times for the U.S.’s major cities and the worst times to travel between, which you can find here: https://newsroom.aaa.com/category/travel/. The highest traveled days look to be Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
When on the road and wanting to get information on road congestion, accidents, weather or other issues that can impede on your making good-time, visit the https://fl511.com/Florida 511 Advanced Traveler Information System.
If you’re driving and see an erratic or impaired driver who can put the lives of others at risk, call the *FHP (347) number on your mobile device so you can report the vehicle and its location.
Looking for gas prices? Apps like Gas Buddy and even Apps from certain gas stations like WaWa will inform you of the stations closest to your location and their pump’s pricing.
If you’re concerned about accessing parking at your local airport, go to the airport’s website and take a look for important holiday messaging. Some of the airports have additional information for overflow parking. It’s a timesaver to be informed, so look for it.
Drive safe this Thanksgiving holiday weekend!