Despite terrorism fears, heavy Thanksgiving traffic being fueled by low gas prices

November 25, 2015 12:31 PM

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – An expanded version of America's annual Thanksgiving travel saga has begun with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.

An estimated 46.9 million Americans are expected to take a car, plane, bus or train at least 50 miles from home over the long holiday weekend, according to the motoring organization AAA. That would be an increase of more than 300,000 people over last year, and the most travelers since 2007.

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