May 28, 2004 - Posted 3:00 p.m. CDT
JONESBORO --High gas prices are not stopping holiday travelers from getting a little R& R. According to the AAA, 30.9 million vacationers are expected to head onto the roads this Memorial weekend, an increase of 3.4% over last year’s numbers.
Gas Prices in the state of
While people are still driving out of town for the holiday gas prices are having a small affect. Many people in
The Arkansas State Police say they are certainly not going to let high gas prices keep them off the road. Corporal Jeff Wilson says troopers will be out in full force patrolling highways. He says they are focusing on safety this year. Adding they will be checking for DUI, DWI, and seatbelts.