Lower Pump Prices A Welcome Sign For Holiday Weekend Travelers
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Posted: August 29, 2014
By VIC BRADSHAW
Jerry Riddle of Mathias, W.Va., fills up his pickup truck at the Liberty gas station on the corner of South Main Street and Monument Avenue in Harrisonburg on Thursday afternoon. With average gas prices 22 cents less than last year, more motorists are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend than any other since 2008, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. (Photo by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
HARRISONBURG — With gas prices falling and consumer confidence rising, nearly 1 million Virginians are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend.