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May 19, 2016, 10:00 ET AAA: More Than 38 Million Americans Expected to Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

AAA projects more than 38 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend. That is the second-highest Memorial Day travel volume on record...


Apr 21, 2016, 00:01 ET AAA: More Than One-Third of Americans Will Take a Family Vacation This Year

 As families across the country eagerly await the end of school and the beginning of summer, millions of Americans are making plans to travel...


Apr 19, 2016, 00:01 ET AAA Green Car of The Year is Tesla Model S 70D

 The 2015 Tesla Model S 70D was named the AAA Green Car of the Year, the motor club announced today. The Tesla is featured with 80 other green...


Mar 30, 2016, 00:01 ET New Restaurant Rating Guidelines Reflect Growing Focus on Food Preparation and Ingredients

AAA recently updated its restaurant Approval Requirements & Diamond Rating Guidelines, the blueprint AAA inspectors use to evaluate 30,000 AAA...


Mar 09, 2016, 08:35 ET AAAS Launches PRE (Peer Review Evaluation) Across the Science Family of Journals

 The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) today announced the integration of the Peer Review Evaluation (PRE) service...


Feb 24, 2016, 14:48 ET Book Your Next Vacation At AAA Travel Marketplace

 The largest consumer travel show in New England comes to Gillette Stadium on March 4, 5 and 6.  The 13th Annual AAA Travel Marketplace...


Feb 05, 2016, 00:01 ET Three Restaurants Join AAA's Prestigious Five Diamond List for 2016

Just in time for Valentine's Day celebrations, AAA has unveiled 64 restaurants that have earned the AAA/CAA Five Diamond Rating in the past 12...


Jan 15, 2016, 00:01 ET AAA Adds Six Hotels to Exclusive Five Diamond List for 2016

AAA has unveiled 118 hotels that have earned the AAA/CAA Five Diamond Rating in the past 12 months, qualifying them for the 2016 Five Diamond...


Dec 15, 2015, 00:01 ET AAA: Number of Holiday Travelers Expected to Top 100 Million for the First Time

AAA projects the number of year-end holiday travelers will top 100 million for the first time on record. Nearly one in three Americans will take a...


Dec 09, 2015, 00:01 ET Embrace Winter Travel with Top Rental Picks from Hertz and AAA

 As winter settles in, The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ) and longtime-partner AAA have teamed up to provide recommendations for some of the best...


Nov 17, 2015, 10:00 ET 46.9 Million Americans to Travel for Thanksgiving, According to AAA

AAA Travel forecasts 46.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, a 0.6 percent increase over...


Nov 10, 2015, 06:39 ET Apple Watch Update to AAA App Gives Consumers More Control over Gas Spending

As the recognized leader in providing fuel price trends and gas prices to consumers, AAA has unveiled its AAA app functionality for Apple Watch....


Oct 22, 2015, 00:01 ET New Hands-Free Technologies Pose Hidden Dangers for Drivers

 Potentially unsafe mental distractions can persist for as long as 27 seconds after dialing, changing music or sending a text using voice...


Oct 20, 2015, 12:16 ET AAAS to Expand the Science Family of Journals by Launching Two New Journals--Science Robotics and Science Immunology

In keeping with its mission to advance scientific progress and innovation, the world's largest general scientific organization—the American...


Oct 08, 2015, 10:21 ET Roadside Breakdowns Preventable with Proper Maintenance, Finds AAA

A new analysis of AAA roadside assistance data reveals that millions of roadside breakdowns each year could be prevented with basic vehicle...


Sep 30, 2015, 00:01 ET AAA Travel Names Top International Destinations

 Whether travelers are planning an off-season trip this fall, a memorable holiday getaway, or a dream summer vacation, now is an ideal time to...


Sep 22, 2015, 00:01 ET Americans Steer Away from Autonomous Parking

As automakers increasingly integrate self-parking features into new vehicles, Americans say they are not ready to give up control. According to a...


Aug 25, 2015, 00:01 ET AAA School Safety Patrol celebrates 95 years of student safety

 Since 1920, the AAA School Safety Patrol Program has been instrumental in helping students get to and from school safely. As the program marks...


Jul 23, 2015, 00:01 ET Giving Up the Keys Equals Increased Risk of Health Problems in Older Adults

 Older adults who have stopped driving are almost two times more likely to suffer from depression and nearly five times as likely to enter a...


Jul 12, 2015, 20:00 ET AAAS, Publisher of Science, Acquires Peer Review Evaluation (PRE) Service to Help Promote Transparency and Public Trust in Science

 The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), publisher of the Science family of journals, today announced the acquisition...


Jul 02, 2015, 16:38 ET AAA Appoints Marshall Doney as New CEO of AAA National Office

 AAA is pleased  to announce the appointment of Marshall L. Doney  as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective...


Jun 25, 2015, 00:01 ET AAA Projects 41.9 Million Americans will Celebrate Independence Day with a Holiday Getaway

AAA projects 41.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007 and a 0.7 percent increase...


Jun 24, 2015, 12:00 ET AAA roadside assistance comes to Apple Watch

AAA is proud to announce the launch of an Apple Watch version of Service Tracker for the CAA app. The app allows members to easily track the...


Jun 18, 2015, 00:01 ET AAA Travel Lists Top Summer Vacation Destinations

This summer is an ideal time to travel to Europe as the U.S. dollar is nearly equal in value to the euro, helping travelers stretch their vacation...


Jun 09, 2015, 16:43 ET Two Oregon Students Outlast 98 Others To Claim Top Prize In National Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition

Students from across the country gathered in Dearborn today, to match wits and workmanship in a race against the clock – and one another...