Making the Most of Labor Day Travel Plans

By: Kitty Capelle
By: Kitty Capelle

Here are a few ways to stay safe this weekend.

Traffic Cameras 

Before you leave your house, check these cameras to find out what the traffic conditions are like on major highways in the area.

Gas Buddy 

Click on the “Find It” link on the WHSV homepage. This is a list of all the gas prices at various gas stations nearest you. Gas Buddy is also available as a smartphone app.

Use Twitter to Stay Safe on Your Travels

@TravelWithAAA 

Tweets: 5,204
Followers: 834
Sample Tweet: “TRAVEL 911: Prepare for a Travel Emergency http://bit.ly/OBcGJa #traveltips”

 

@VaDOT

 

Tweets: 2,518
Followers: 9,952
Sample Tweet: “Secretary Sean Connaughton at New Kent Welcome Center media event: GEICO is new corporate sponsor of Virginia's 43 Safety Rest Areas”

 

@DRIVESMARTVA 

Tweets: 3,796
Followers: 1,556
Sample Tweet: “Do your teens use a designated texter when driving?http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/traffica… #buckle_up_phone_down ”

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