The lower prices for fuel and an overall improvement in the economy has more Americans feeling confident about having money to spend. That confidence translates into more vehicles on the roadway since 90% of Americans on the go this weekend will do so via automobile.
The folks at Buzzfeed put together this video to show you how much you could purchase with the power of $5. They looked at products like beer, rice, potatoes, Big Mac's and other staples of daily life. I was really surprised at how the United States stacked up.