Labor Day Weekend
About 2 million people are expected to hit the road for the Labor Day weekend, and in the Chicago area, they’ll be getting a big break on gas prices compared to last year, even though prices made their predictable holiday spike this week.
Police from the state, the city and the suburbs say that starting Thursday more officers than ever before will be involved in a stepped-up effort to deal with drunk and distracted drivers heading into the Labor Day weekend.
Experts say the upcoming holiday could be the busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the start of the recession in 2008.
A blind woman who has the vending machine contract at two Northwest Indiana rest stops is upset with the state transportation department because she says it’s put her a few thousand dollars in the hole.
Illinois safety officials have a new Labor Day mantra, as they try to stem the state’s rising highway death toll.
Near-record high gas prices will greet Labor Day weekend travelers as they hit the road.
Many Chicagoans will be hitting the road for the last holiday weekend of the summer Friday, and police will be out in force to make sure the roads stay safe.
The Illinois Tollway is suspending its temporary construction lane closures beginning Friday to accommodate the more than 7 million drivers expected on the tollway system this Labor Day weekend.
Where are you going over the Labor Day weekend? AAA says the majority of us won’t be going very far.