The Triple-A says the number of people in
the Southeast planning to drive at least 50 miles from home this
holiday weekend is expected to be down slightly.
Concern over gas prices and the economy may be causing people to
stay closer to home this year. The Triple-A says Labor Day road
holiday travel should be down one-point-five percent.
At the same time, the number planning to travel by plane is
projected to rise 5 percent.
Motorists expected to hit the road this weekend will be joined
by troopers from the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
The highway patrol says it will have all available officers