Monthly Archives: December 2017

This Year’s Holiday Drive Time Report

Happy Holidays from everyone at European Automotive Specialists. We know the holidays can be frantic with the hustle and bustle of shopping and planning family gatherings. And because we’re in Decatur and part of the greater Atlanta area we know a thing or two about traffic, too.    According to AAA, this year a record more than 103 million Americans are expected to travel for the year-end winter holidays. To help out, Waze, the community-based traffic and navigation app, used last year’s holiday driving patterns to come up with some drive time recommendations and here they are: Be careful on December 23rd. Last year, Waze users reported 19.78% more accidents on the 23rd, more than any other holiday travel day. According to Waze, rush hour officially starts at 11:00 AM with folks heading out for the holiday. Then, at 3 pm when the regular day-to-day rush hour begins, the two merge into one great big stop sign and unless ... read more