AAA: Christmas travel season to slow evening commute

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The commute home today could take three times longer due to the beginning of the Christmas travel season, according to AAA.

The holiday traffic in our area is predicted to be the worst in the nation, particularly today and tomorrow.

AAA says Long Islanders could see triple our usual travel time, especially between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

More than 107 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles for the holidays, beginning today. That would be a record. AAA says most will be driving.

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