CAA Niagara handles thousands of calls over holidays

Thousands of Niagara residents needed a bit of a jolt to get going over the holidays.

CAA Niagara dealing with around 7,000 calls between Christmas and this past Sunday.

During that time, the Welland Tribune reports CAA installed 600 batteries in cars.

The paper says call volume was also 30% higher than normal yesterday as the kids headed back to school.