STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — Traffic is up at this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

The annual event in South Dakota's Black Hills draws hundreds of thousands of people from around the world. This year's rally began its 10-day run Friday.

The state Transportation Department says that during the first three days of the rally, traffic was up 3 percent from last year. The traffic count on Saturday was up 11 percent.