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Average Cost Of Car Ownership Creeps Up To $8,946 Per Year

Average Cost Of Car Ownership Creeps Up To $8,946 Per Year

Looking for a new car? You're probably taking a long hard look at window stickers, vetting rides based on their suggested retail prices. And that's all well and good, but don't forget the costs that follow: according to AAA, the average U.S. car owner now pays $8,946 a year on gas, tires... read more

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Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Top Teen Driver Distraction? Electronic Devices, Says AAA Study

Parents of newly-licensed teens, take note. In the first study using in-car video footage to focus specifically on teen distracted driving, the AAA Foundation for Traffic... read more March 27, 2012 by 0


 
2011 Honda Odyssey Touring

Car Seat Compliance Up: AAA Survey

Just one year after the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its updated car seat recommendations, a new survey from the AAA shows that Americans are definitely... read more March 21, 2012 by 0


 
2013 Ford Fusion

AAA Highlights New Vehicle Technology Trends In 2012

As the array of new vehicle technologies continues to increase, so, too does the trend toward consumer acceptance. That’s the gist of what AAA has found in its analysis... read more March 1, 2012 by 0


 
Flat tire, by Flickr user Lissalou66

Don’t Be Caught Unprepared If You Have A Flat Tire

Chances are that most Americans grew up riding in and later driving the family car that came equipped with a spare tire. But as we reported earlier, the spare tire may be... read more January 26, 2012 by 1


 
2012 Jeep Wrangler

AAA Puts Spare Tires On The Endangered List Thanks To Fuel Economy Rules

No one likes changing a flat tire. In fact, just storing the spare can be a problem: if it's inside the vehicle, it can take up valuable cargo space, and if it's kept... read more January 26, 2012 by 2


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Distracted Driving And Teen Driver Safety: AAA’s Big Push In 2012

With all the attention distracted driving has been getting in recent months, it should come as no surprise that the AAA is prioritizing its legislative efforts this year to... read more January 18, 2012 by 0


 
Distracted driving

Safe Driving Tips For Parents: 5 From AAA That We All Can Use

With every New Year’s Day come the inevitable resolutions that many of us never quite get around to carrying out. As parents and drivers, however, there are five areas... read more January 4, 2012 by 0


 
Distracted driving

AAA Says It's Not Too Late For 5 Safe-Driving Resolutions

We may already be three days into 2012, but the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says it's not too late for drivers to make a few New Year's resolutions. Based on research... read more January 3, 2012 by 0


 
Drunk driver

Rethink Your Drinking This Holiday Period: Keep The Family Safe

The longest holiday period is just ahead, eleven days, to be exact, from December 23 through January 2, 2012. For nearly 92 million Americans, that means getting in the car... read more December 22, 2011 by 0


 
Older driver

Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: December 5-9

The facts are clear and they’re quite startling. Dubbed the “silver tsunami” by the American Automobile Association (AAA), the first wave of Baby Boomers is... read more December 6, 2011 by 0


 
Winter Testing Volvo C30

Family Car Guide Advice: Be Safe During Holiday Road Trips

It’s getting to be that time of the year again, the season to gather the family and head over to grandma’s house for Thanksgiving dinner or to spend some time... read more November 22, 2011 by 0


 
Sleepy driver - AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Nearly One-Third Of Drivers Admit To Driving While Half-Asleep: Survey

While drunk driving and distracted driving grab most of the headlines, new research shows that drowsy driving may be even more deadly than previously estimated. According to... read more November 4, 2011 by 0


 
Texting while driving

Distracted Driving: AAA Says Drivers Don't Practice What They Preach

Over the summer, AAA conducted its fourth annual Traffic Safety Culture Index, and while the study's findings are alarming, they shouldn't surprise anyone. That's because... read more October 4, 2011 by 0


 
Tracking device for AAA's 'ACE Teen Pilot Program"

AAA Insurance Monitors Teen Drivers With Onboard Gadget

Within the past year, we've seen at least two major companies launch programs that promise to lower insurance rates for customers willing to give up a little privacy. For... read more September 7, 2011 by 1


 
2011 Chrysler Town & Country

Americans To Drive More, Fly Less This Labor Day Weekend

The last gasp of summer is quickly approaching and families across America are making plans to do something to celebrate Labor Day weekend. According to a forecast from AAA... read more August 24, 2011 by 0


 

 
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