Posted: Aug 21, 2014 2:28 PMUpdated: Aug 21, 2014 2:28 PM

Labor Day Travel Forecast

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The Associate Press

Triple-A of Oklahoma predicts that more residents will be traveling over the Labor Day holiday, with a 2 percent jump expected over last year's numbers.  The organization estimated that 408,000 Oklahomans will travel over the holiday. That's compared with the 400,300 Oklahomans who traveled last Labor Day.  Triple-A of Oklahoma says nearly 85 percent of the state's travelers will get to their destination by car, with the remainder choosing to fly or travel by bus or train.  Nationwide, Triple-A predicts that 34.7 million people will travel over the holiday period, which Triple-A defines as Thursday, August 28 through Monday, September 1.

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