Some Things You May Need to Know While Traveling For the Fourth
GAINESVILLE -- According to triple a fortyone million people will be either flying or driving this year, which is more than last year.
Not only are there more people on the roads but gas prices are up also.
Gas in Gainesville is a little higher than fifteen cents from last year.
That's not stopping people from hitting the road.
Davis Garcia and his family have been traveling for a couple of days now on their way home from texas.
He said they've noticed the difference in traffic but wanted to make sure they were home for the holiday.
(Davis Garcia, traveler) "you can see, you can feel more traffic going on, its not to much congestion but theres alot more traffic going on through the interstates"
Across the country gas prices are up compared to this time last year and florida is taking an even harder hit.
(Davis Garcia, traveler) "leaving the state and going toward texas the gas prices are going down."
Its not just money that garcia is worried about.
Hurricane Arthur also crossed his mind.
(Davis Garcia, traveler) "im like ok do we avoid that or do we just keep going home, so we just decided to keep going and come back home"
And it looks like that decision was a good one.
(Davis Garcia, Traveler) "no, actually we didnt get any rain on the way over here"
Rain or shine this family wouldn't miss a holiday at home.
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