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Child Passenger Safety
September 21, 2018
Take it to the Limit Based on new recommendations, parents are encouraged to take the time to ensure their children are in the correct seat for their age and size when riding in a car.
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Travel
September 19, 2018
Autumn Vacations Popular with North Dakotans The summer travel season is now over, yet many North Dakotans are not ready to put their luggage away.  A new AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey reveals more than half (56%) of North Dakota residents are planning at least one trip sometime from September through November. Read more...

 
News
September 18, 2018
AAA: New Cars Lose $3,000 Annually from this Single Expense AAA’s 2018 Your Driving Costs study reveals that many consumers don’t understand the dynamics of vehicle depreciation. According to AAA, depreciation accounts for almost 40 percent of the cost of owning a new vehicle. That cost alone could account for more than $3,000 per year and is influenced by a number of factors, including shifting consumer preferences. Read more...

Travel
July 31, 2018
AAA: 30 Million Will Travel Internationally this Year A growing number of Americans are traveling overseas. AAA estimates more than 30 million American family travelers will visit an international destination this year. That estimate is 9 percent more than just two years ago. While international travel grows in popularity, so too has the demand for travel insurance. Read more...

 
News
July 30, 2018
AAA Study: 1 in 8 Plan to Move this Year Summer for most people means warmer weather, backyard barbeques, family vacations, and moving season. According to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey, 1 in 8 Nebraska and North Dakota residents (13%) plan to move within the next year. The majority of residents (61%) plan their move for the spring (April – June) or summer (July – September). Read more...

Safety
June 27, 2018
Apple, Google Speed Ahead in Safer Design of Vehicle Infotainment Technology Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are less distracting to drivers when compared to built-in vehicle infotainment systems designed by automakers, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. AAA is encouraged by these findings, as they indicate that popular infotainment systems can be designed in a way that is less distracting. Distracted driving is responsible for more than 390,000 injuries and 3,500 deaths every year.
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Holiday Travel
June 21, 2018
Nearly 47 Million Will Set Independence Day Holiday Travel Record A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday, a 5 percent increase from last year and the most travelers for the holiday since AAA began tracking 18 years ago. Read more...

Safety
June 07, 2018
Tread Lightly: Worn Tires Put Drivers at Risk Afternoon downpours can spell disaster for motorists as worn tires increase stopping distance. New research from AAA reveals that driving on relatively worn tires at highway speeds in wet conditions can increase average stopping distances by a staggering 43 percent when compared to new tires. The increased stopping distance -- an average of 87 feet -- is more than the length of a semi-trailer truck. Read more...

 
Teen Driving
June 01, 2018
Teen-Driver Involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day During 100 Deadliest Days As school dismiss for the summer, AAA is stressing the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for some of the most dangerous driving days of the year. More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. That is an average of 10 people per day – a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year, according to data analyzed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
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News
May 23, 2018
American Trust in Autonomous Vehicles Slips Following high-profile incidents involving autonomous vehicle technologies, a new report from AAA’s multi-year tracking study indicates consumer trust in these vehicles has quickly eroded. In the latest study, three-quarters (73 percent) of American drivers report they would be too afraid to ride in a fully self-driving vehicle, up significantly from 63 percent in late 2017. Read more...

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