Memorial Day holiday to be busiest weekend since 2005 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Memorial Day holiday to be busiest weekend since 2005

The official start to summer begins this weekend, with the annual Memorial Day holiday.

This could be the busiest Memorial Day weekend for travel since 2005.

AAA predicts a near record number of Americans will travel during the long holiday weekend. It's expected that at least 36 million people will travel 50 miles or more, with eight out of 10 traveling by car.

Police will be out in full force this weekend, so remember to buckle up.

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