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US: Thanksgiving traffic could increase massively


This holiday season industry observers predict Americans will travel even more by car, skipping other traditional means of travel – trains and planes. The reason – cheap gasoline. This holiday season the drivers that need or want to travel by car will be sharing the highways with many others as gasoline prices continue to sink below the $3 per gallon average. ...
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