The period during the day in which the greatest amount of travel typically occurs. Travel service during three different peak periods are important to consider in the Currituck Sound area: non-summer weekday, summer weekday, and summer weekend.
The period during which traffic levels rise from their normal background levels to maximum levels. These periods are for morning, evening, and mid-day peaks and include the appropriate peak hours.
The period that has the highest demand volume of traffic during the day (peak hour, peak half hour, etc).