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AAA gives tips for holiday travel

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - AAA Representative Traci Lawrence says the peak times for Thanksgiving travelers on the road will be on Wednesday afternoon.

Lawrence says people getting off work tend to leave a little early and people getting in for the holidays could cause congestion on the roads. She suggests you leave early on Tuesday to avoid the hustle if you can.

When should you hit the road when you're heading back home? Tune in to WMBF News Today for a full report.

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