Yanks decide To Stay At Home This 4th July

(Automobile Association of America) -- In the US, the world's largest energy user, the number of travellers over the Fourth of July holiday will drop for the first time this decade, after gasoline rose above $4 a gallon, motoring group AAA have said. Compounding the problem, surging jet-fuel costs have led to the failure of at least a dozen airlines in the past six months, grounding planes across the country.