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News
March 02, 2017
Road De-Icers Cause $3 Billion in Vehicle Rust Damage Every Year According to a new AAA survey, U.S. drivers paid approximately $3 billion in rust repairs caused by de-icing methods over the last five years. Read more...

 
Teen Driving
January 20, 2017
Speed Top Factor in North Dakota Teen Crashes Speed kills. And when it does too often it involves a young driver under the age of 18. After a review of state crash data, AAA is advising North Dakota parents to talk to their teens about the dangers of speed and how any change in driving conditions can dictate a slower safe speed. Read more...

Travel
January 12, 2017
AAA: 71 Percent of North Dakotans Plan to Travel in 2017 All signs are pointing to a busy year for vacationers and the travel industry. According to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey, 71 percent of North Dakotans are planning to take a vacation in 2017. Of those planning to travel, half (52%) will take two or three vacations in 2017, with the most popular timeframes being between January-March and July-September. The most frequently cited destinations include cities, national and state parks and beaches. Read more...

 
Holiday Travel
December 15, 2016
AAA: Year-End Holidays to Set Travel Record More than 103 million Americans will travel for the year-end holidays, according to AAA’s Year-End Holiday Travel Forecast. This represents a 1.5 percent increase, or 1.5 million more travelers than last year, and the highest total volume since AAA began tracking holiday travel data in 2001. Read more...

 
Holiday Travel
November 15, 2016
AAA Projects Increase of One Million Travelers for Thanksgiving AAA projects 48.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, an increase of one million travelers compared with last year. This represents a 1.9 percent increase over 2015, and the most Thanksgiving travelers since 2007.http://www.AAA.com Read more...

 
Teen Driving
October 17, 2016
AAA Idenfifies Top Challenges for Teen Learning to Drive Parents don’t prepare their teens to drive as well as they did a decade ago. According to a AAA survey of 142 driving instructors across America, 65% said the decline in quality parental involvement has added to the challenges facing young drivers. They also reported that parents often set a bad example through their own behaviors. Read more...

 
Teen Driving
October 17, 2016
Teens Supporting Teens: Be a Good Passenger for a Safe Ride Teen-involved crash fatalities increased 10 percent in 2015, according to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. Another recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety identified distracted driving as the number one cause of teen-driver crashes with teen passengers as the number one distraction. With this in mind. AAA wants every teen to Be A Good Passenger by following a few guidelines. Read more...

Fuel
September 20, 2016
AAA: DRIVERS WASTE $2.1 BILLION ON PREMIUM GASOLINE American drivers wasted more than $2.1 billion dollars in the last year by using premium-grade gasoline in vehicles designed to run on regular fuel, according to new AAA research. Currently fewer than one in five vehicles on the road require high octane fuel, while the vast majority (70%) are designed to operate on regular gasoline. A national survey of motorists revealed that 16.5 million U.S. drivers used premium gasoline in a vehicle designed to run on regular fuel at least once in the past year.
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News
September 08, 2016
Americans Spend 290 Hours Driving Each Year American drivers spend an average of more than 17,600 minutes behind the wheel each year, according to a new survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.  The research finds that more than 87.5 percent of Americans aged 16 years and older reported driving in the past year. During this time, drivers travelled nearly 10,900 miles on average and spent more than 290 hours on the road.  Read more...

 
Automotive
August 24, 2016
Hit The Brakes: Not All Self-Braking Cars Designed to Stop New test results from AAA reveal that automatic emergency braking systems vary widely in design and performance. While the safety technology will soon be standard equipment on 99 percent of vehicles, AAA is advising consumers to fully understand system limitation before getting behind the wheel of a vehicle equipped with the technology. Read more...

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