Stories tagged with: Holiday Weekend

September 4, 2015 - 12:28pm
46 weeks 19 hours ago
Motorist in Zanesville and the rest of Ohio can expect to have plenty of company on the roads this Labor Day weekend. The Triple-A Auto Club says 1.5 million Ohioans are expected to be among the 35.3 million people in the U.S. taking trips of at least 50 miles away from home this weekend. That’s the highest number of projected travelers during the holiday weekend since 2008. Cheap gas helps. Gas prices have stabilized since a mid-august spike to around $3 a gallon because of refinery...
July 7, 2010 - 6:20pm
6 years 2 weeks ago

13 people are dead from crashes across the state that occurred during the holiday weekend. That's an increase of two from last year.

There were no fatalities here in Muskingum County but 2 serious crashes in Warsaw and along State Route 643 that hospitalized 2 individuals. The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says it made contact with 400 drivers and issued 231 citations.

"Two of the main things is speed and following too close, but the speed is still a number one...

May 26, 2010 - 6:12pm
6 years 8 weeks ago

If you plan on traveling this holiday weekend, you will notice more cruisers on the roadways.

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says it will add two or three cruisers to each shift, and troopers will be monitoring Interstate 70 along with the main routes.

"We're still going to be looking for aggressive driving, following too close, and the speeds. In addition to that, the combination will be "Click It or Ticket." there will be zero tolerance on...

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