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647,000 Oregonians will be on the roads during the holiday season. According to AAA, this is the most recorded travel in the past 12 years.

Posted: Nov 20, 2017 6:37 PM
Updated: Nov 22, 2017 4:40 PM

NewsWatch 12 is Watching Out For You with road conditions, construction alerts, and insight into keeping your family safe while traveling this Thanksgiving. This week is one of the busiest travel weeks of the year.
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MEDFORD, Ore. – 647,000 Oregonians will be on the roads during the holiday season. According to AAA, this is the most recorded travel in the past 12 years.

If you are getting ready for a long distance car ride here are a few things that you can do to make your ride more safe and smooth.

• Double check car maintenance
• Get a full nights sleep the night before
• Take multiple breaks
• Pack an emergency kit (water, non-perishable food, blankets)

According to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), if you are traveling through any of the mountain passes into or out of the Rogue Valley you are required to carry chains. They also recommend that you practice putting them on before your trip.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

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Confirmed Cases: 21010

Reported Deaths: 355
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Multnomah484994
Washington304725
Marion288370
Umatilla225128
Clackamas152340
Malheur76814
Deschutes59610
Lane5793
Jackson4612
Yamhill45013
Lincoln4149
Union3942
Jefferson3554
Morrow3543
Polk31312
Linn27710
Klamath2012
Wasco1893
Hood River1840
Benton1696
Douglas1501
Josephine1142
Columbia940
Coos910
Clatsop850
Crook471
Baker380
Tillamook340
Lake320
Wallowa191
Sherman160
Curry150
Harney100
Gilliam40
Grant40
Unassigned00
Wheeler00

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Confirmed Cases: 554388

Reported Deaths: 10307
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Riverside40452799
Orange39076720
San Bernardino35452502
San Diego31779586
Kern22626171
Fresno17031171
Alameda13213208
San Joaquin12303211
Santa Clara11475203
Sacramento10795161
Tulare10475196
Imperial9693244
Stanislaus9566161
Contra Costa9022138
Ventura814689
San Francisco743267
Santa Barbara670469
San Mateo6110120
Marin528779
Monterey521235
Merced501264
Kings445356
Solano402940
Sonoma343147
Madera230239
Placer218620
San Luis Obispo209315
Yolo169043
Santa Cruz12386
Butte10958
Napa104610
Sutter9217
El Dorado7291
San Benito7094
Lassen6380
Yuba5884
Shasta41810
Mendocino38010
Colusa3624
Glenn3603
Nevada3221
Humboldt2824
Tehama2761
Lake2202
Amador1642
Mono1531
Tuolumne1522
Calaveras1471
Del Norte990
Siskiyou930
Inyo643
Mariposa602
Plumas340
Modoc50
Trinity50
Sierra30
Alpine20
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