The AAA Clubs of New Jersey conducted a poll earlier this month to gauge New Jersey residents’ travel intentions this summer and to see whether Sandy impacted those plans.
AAA of New York said more aggressive plowing used in past storms should have been employed over the weekend to keep the Long Island Expressway open and avoid stranding motorists.
Gas prices have risen at the beginning of each year since the economic collapse – and 2013 is no exception, according to recent data.
Extra efforts are being rolled out to prevent intoxicated people from getting behind the wheel.
The countdown was on Sunday night to the first morning rush since a new toll hike went into effect for bridges and tunnels run by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
The AAA has gone to federal court, trying to roll back the Port Authority hikes that will make the toll $15 cash by 2015.
With the long Thanksgiving holiday coming to an end, millions of travelers were headed home Sunday evening.
AAA forecasts that 43.6 million people will traveler for Thanksgiving nationwide — an uptick of less than one percent over last year with more than 90 percent getting to their destinations by car.
A quarter of million vehicles destroyed the night Sandy struck, according to the National Automobile Dealer’s Association.
Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”
Filling up the tank has been a nightmare for area drivers since the storm hit. Overnight and into Thursday morning, drivers looking for fuel were met with incredibly long lines at the gas pump.
There is good news about New Jersey’s latest efforts to keep its young drivers safe on the roads.
Analysts said gas prices in New Jersey should continue to drop as demand goes down.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is fighting to install more red-light cameras across the city.
The billion dollar question is exactly where is the Port Authority toll hike money is going.