Fourth of July may spike summer driving


By Bernie Woodall NEW YORK, June 27 (Reuters) - The Fourth of July will do more to kick-start summer driving in the United States this year than did Memorial Day, generally thought of as the launch pad for vacation driving, travel analysts said on Friday. A rainy spring on the East Coast, a weak economy and a school year that extends far into June for many districts helped put the brakes on motoring around the late May Memorial Day holiday, they said. July 4 this year falls on a ...

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