Memorial Day Road Trip Statistics

Are you headed on a road trip this Memorial Day? If so, you’re not the only one. According to an article on, AAA predicts that Memorial Day road trips will reach an eight-year high this year.

“Approximately 31.2 million Americans plan to drive to their destinations, up from 31.1 million who drove last year, according to Heathrow, Florida-based AAA, the biggest U.S. motoring organization.”

This means that a lot of cars will be packed with summer essentials as family and friends make the trek to their final destination. Many music playlists will be created for the road trip and drivers will be searching for the most affordable gas along the drive.

Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer and also the beginning of summer road trip season. If you have a great Memorial Day road trip planned, we want to hear about it. Joint the discussion using the hashtag #SAroadtrip and follow SafeAuto on Twitter.

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