Stories tagged with: Labor Day Travel

September 3, 2012 - 4:28pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol is stepping up enforcement on one of the busiest travel holidays of the year.

Trooper Stephen Williams said additional patrols are being put on the roadways to crack down on dangerous driving behaviors that could lead to serious accidents.

"We're concentrating on crash causing violations; speeding, following too close," said Williams. "Also, we know we're looking for whether people are wearing their seatbelts, or not, making sure we reduce...

August 30, 2011 - 10:06am
3 years 47 weeks ago

Beginning Thursday 1.2 million Ohioans will travel the roadways for the Labor Day weekend.

It's a slight decrease from this time last year to 2.4 percent. Even than AAA expects more people to drive over flying, due to the high air fares and fees.

"We think this decrease is because of the economic situation," said Public Relations Manger Kimberly Schwind. "People have less confidence in the economy because of the high gas prices and the economy people have less...

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