From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

May 21, 2014 8:42 PM

From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend
" Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.

Paired with the multitudes of travelers looking to get out of town, travelling during Memorial Day weekend could prove to be fun and enjoyable or a hassle and a headache.

AAA and Informational Handling Services (IHS) are predicting that 36.1 million will travel this Memorial Day weekend; a 1.5 percent increase from 2013. According to AAA and IHS, about 88 percent of those 36.1 million travelers will be drivers hitting the road, so it’s safe to say that you may be sharing the road with others this weekend.

Travel may be difficult, especially if you have the same travel plans as everyone else, but below are some tips to make your Memorial Day as stress-free as possible.

Safety First

The National Safety Council estimates that there will be 382 traffic fatalities during Memorial Day weekend this year, and another 40,900 medically consulted injuries, making the holiday weekend one of the most dangerous "

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