Holiday getaway underway on LI

07-03 travel

An estimated 41 million people will travel by car today, even though the price to fill up with gas is now at a premium rate. (Credit: News 12)

Thursday was getaway day, and Long Island residents were among millions of Americans jumping into planes, trains and cars for the holiday weekend.

Drivers faced a double whammy this holiday getaway. They were not only dealing with stormy weather, but also some pretty painful prices at the pump.

An estimated 41 million people were expected to travel by car Thursday, even though the price...

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