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Don’t Be One of the Millions AAA Will Have to Rescue This Summer

More than a third of last year’s roadside calls required that the car be towed to a repair shop, and of those vehicles, 81% were more than 10 years old.

7.7 million—that’s how many drivers AAA expects to rescue this summer due to cars breaking down on the road. Now, while 67% of the calls received by the auto services provider last year were from owners of vehicles that are at least a decade old, it doesn’t mean that drivers of newer cars are safe. In fact, […]

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Georgia Passes Distracted Driving Legislation

Georgia Passes Distracted Driving Legislation

Georgia has become the 16th state in the U.S. to enact legislation that bans drivers from using mobile devices while behind the wheel. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 673 into law May 2, telling his audience, “I know this legislation does not mend your broken hearts, but hopefully it will prevent the same […]

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A Parent’s Take on May’s Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

A Parent's Take on May's Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

Traffic crashes remain the No. 1 killer of teens – and summer is still the deadliest season for U.S. youth on the roads. In May, National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) members, partners, and youth leaders from around the country observe Global Youth Traffic Safety Month. In honor of the kickoff of the campaign, Doug Herbert, Founder and […]

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Survivor of Distracted Driving Collision Shares His Story of Recovery

Do You Know How April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month Went? Not Well.

When Michigan resident Brandon La Forest was hit by a distracted driver in 2010, doctors said it was unlikely he would survive. He had suffered what medics called the worst brain and head injury possible. Despite those odds, Brandon persevered, and, following many painful years of recovery, now campaigns against distracted driving. Here, Brandon shares […]

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Mustangs, Amphicars, and Phaetons: A Brief Look at the History of Presidential Vehicles

The History of Presidential Vehicles

As the 19th century segued into the 20th, so did the primary mode of transportation. For centuries people relied on horses to get around, but the development of the internal combustion engine in the 1900s altered that. Vehicles were taking over, and U.S. presidents had to acclimate to automobile travel. But it’s interesting to see […]

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4 Smart Ways to De-Escalate Road Rage

4 Smart Ways to De-Escalate Road Rage

Even the smallest driving mistake can trigger a road rage reaction in the drivers directly impacted by your error. The lack of face to face interaction on the road virtually eliminates the allowance that would normally be given after someone makes a simple mistake. The resulting angry, irrational reaction becomes a dangerous problem when aggressive […]

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Wake-Up Call: 7 Shocking Road Rage Statistics You Didn’t Know

7 Shocking Road Rage Statistics

As a driver, you’ve likely run into – figuratively speaking, we hope – road rage. Perhaps you’ve even been a road rage victim, yourself. Unfortunately, road rage or aggressive driving are exceptionally common, and we might even have driven aggressively, ourselves. Here are seven shocking road rage statistics you may never have heard. 1. 53% […]

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‘Can I Get Reimbursed for Pothole Damage?’

Potholes can cause a lot of damage to your car, from causing a flat tire and damage to your rims or hubcaps—including losing them—to more expensive damage such as breaking your wheel’s axel and altering your car’s suspension.

Potholes can cause a lot of damage to your car, from causing a flat tire and damage to your rims or hubcaps—including losing them—to more expensive damage such as breaking your wheel’s axle and altering your car’s suspension. Usually, we encounter potholes on city streets or on highways, especially if we live in cities and […]

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6 Tips to Become a Festival Parking Lot Pro

The Right Way to Handle Festival Parking Lots

After the final score is announced, the band plays its last encore, or the closing credits fade to black, the parking lot will suddenly be abuzz with hundreds, perhaps thousands, of fans trying to escape the parking lot and get back home. Unfortunately, whatever camaraderie the fans had inside may quickly evaporate as hundreds of […]

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3 Parking Lot Rules All Teen Drivers Should Obey

No matter how long you’ve been driving, be it months or decades, here’s a little parking lot etiquette refresher course: It takes just three minutes to learn, but graduation might take a little longer!

What can be even more stressful than navigating a busy roadway? Parking in a crowded lot! No matter how long you’ve been driving, be it months or decades, here’s a quick parking lot etiquette course: It takes just three minutes to learn, but graduation might take a little longer! 1. Respect Parking Lot Markings Ignoring […]

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