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September 26, 2018
AAA: Drivers Rely Too Heavily on New Vehicle Safety Technologies

While advanced driver assistance systems are becoming commonplace in new vehicles, many consumers are unaware of the limitations of the systems, putting themselves and others at risk. According to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drivers are recognizing the value in having vehicles with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), like blind spot monitoring systems, forward collision warning and lane keeping assist. However, while many of these technologies are rapidly being offered as standard, many drivers are unaware of the safety limitations of the systems in their vehicles. Lack of understanding or confusion can lead to misuse and overreliance on the systems. Read more...

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...

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...

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...

April 05, 2018
AAA PROMise Fights Impaired Driving Between Prom, Graduation

AAA PROMise, a program offered by the Auto Club Group Traffic Safety Foundation, aims to reduce the dangers of impaired driving by providing high schools, teens and parents with communication tools that can help prevent tragedies on these special occasions. Read more...

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