More People Plan to Head Out of Town for Labor Day

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) – The getaway rush for the holiday weekend is on.

AAA is forecasting an 11% increase in travel this Labor Day weekend.

“I’m heading down to San Diego for a couple of days,” declared one Bay Area man. “Going to a wedding, so we’re flying down.”

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“My husband windsurfs and I’m going to catch some sun, the beautiful beaches, do some snorkeling,” another woman explained the details of her trip to Hawaii. “Just relax and have a good time.

However, staying home is the best vacation plan for others. “Because I travel for a living and so when I have time off actually the last thing I want to do is get on a place,” reasoned one man. “A vacation for me is not going anywhere because work, to me, means I am getting on a plane and going to other countries.

Law enforcement agencies around the Bay Area will be targeting unsafe and impaired drivers, with increased sobriety checkpoints.


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