It’s a normal quarterly five-hour journey for Plainsboro resident Samuel Rosado to drive to New England to see his family for holidays and other special occasions, but that doesn’t mean that the trip has become any more pleasant… Rosado is definitely not alone. The American Automobile Association (AAA) projects that 98.6 million Americans trekked more than 50 miles from home during the year-end holidays, an increase of 4 percent from last year… However, weather was one factor that wasn’t exactly on travelers’ sides. David Robinson, state climatologist at Rutgers University, said that rainfall hit 1 inch to 1.5 inches over most of the state for Dec. 23 and 24, although there was no snow or ice. He said that this led to several travel issues on the road and in the air.
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