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Memorial Day weekend ushers in summer’s unofficial start, bringing with it plenty of plans to hit the highways and byways with more than half of Americans planning to take one road trip vacation this year, according to a nationwide survey from Erie Insurance. Of those with trip plans, 14% are anticipating driving 1,000 miles or more.

Regionally, Western states have the highest concentration of drivers, around 25%, with plans to travel in excess of 1,000 miles, according to the insurance company. Just 5% of motorists in the Northeast and 7% of road trippers in the Midwest plan to pass the century mark in mileage during a journey.

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Steve Hallo

Steve Hallo is an assistant editor with PC360 Group. Prior to his current position, Steve spent nearly a decade covering retail transformation, consumer trends, manufacturing issues and supply chain challenges impacting global CPG markets. He can be reached at [email protected], and on LinkedIn and Twitter.  

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