A brand new research suggests at present (August 23) and tomorrow are anticipated to be the busiest days, with a mixed 9.4m journeys.
The figures, launched by the RAC and INRIX, additionally predict there will probably be round three.7m separate leisure journeys on Monday (August 26).
Highways England has urged drivers to verify their automobile earlier than getting down to keep away from pointless breakdowns.
RAC patrol of the yr Ben Aldous mentioned: “For many individuals, this coming weekend is the final probability to take pleasure in a protracted weekend this aspect of Christmas – and with the climate enhancing that’s more likely to imply loads of vehicles on the highway heading to well-liked vacationer locations.
“Lots of the breakdowns we anticipate to see this weekend are preventable, so it’s important drivers verify over their automotive earlier than setting out.
“Tyres with loads of tread and correctly inflated are far much less more likely to trigger drivers issues, and it’s essential that oil and coolant are on the proper ranges too.
“All are fast, straightforward issues to verify and might save drivers the trouble of a breakdown on the roadside.”
And when you’re fed up of congestion on a sure motorway, we have investigated why traffic on the M5 is so bad.
Listed here are the worst occasions to journey on main roads in the course of the weekend
Friday (August 23): Between 11am and 6.30pm
Saturday (August 24): Between 10.30am and 2pm
Sunday (August 25): Between 12.30pm and 2pm
Monday (August 26): Between 12pm and a couple of.30pm
And listed below are the most effective
Friday (August 23): After 9pm
Saturday (August 24): After 4pm
Sunday (August 25): Earlier than 10.30am, after 6.30pm
Monday (August 26): Earlier than 11am, after 6pm
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