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22 Jun, 2017, 00:01 ET AAA: This Independence Day will be Historic, More Americans to Travel than Ever Before

This Independence Day, a record-breaking 44.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home, taking to the nation's roads, skies,...


17 May, 2017, 00:01 ET AAA: Memorial Day Travel at Highest Level Since 2005

AAA projects that 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Memorial Day weekend. That is one million more travelers...


02 May, 2017, 10:30 ET Renowned Entrepreneur Valerie Daniels-Carter Elected Board Chair of AAA

Announced today, Valerie Daniels-Carter, co-founder, president and chief executive officer of V&J Holding Companies Inc, the largest female...


02 May, 2017, 00:01 ET Simple, Cost-Effective Roadway Improvements Are Unlikely Keys to Reducing more than 415,000 Fatalities and Serious Injuries on U.S. Roadways

Key roadway improvements have the potential to save 63,700 lives and prevent 353,560 serious injuries over a 20-year period, according to a new...


07 Feb, 2017, 00:01 ET Family Vacations Still a Popular Priority for Millions of Americans

Now is the time when millions of families across the country are starting to plan getaways for spring break, summer vacation and long holiday...


27 Jan, 2017, 00:01 ET Seven Hotels and Restaurants Join AAA's Exclusive Five Diamond List for 2017

AAA has unveiled 63 restaurants and 120 hotels that have earned the AAA Five Diamond Rating in the past 12 months, qualifying them for the 2017...


12 Jan, 2017, 00:01 ET Americans Will Head to Beach and International Destinations in 2017

According to a recent AAA survey, 42 percent of Americans are planning to take a vacation in 2017 – with most planning trips to warm-weather...


15 Dec, 2016, 00:01 ET Holiday Travel to Reach the Highest Level on Record, According to AAA

More than 103 million Americans—the most on record—are expected to travel for the year-end holidays, according to AAA. This represents a 1.5...


15 Nov, 2016, 00:01 ET AAA: 48.7 Million Americans to Travel this Thanksgiving

AAA projects that 48.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, an increase of one million travelers compared...


12 Sep, 2016, 10:00 ET Transportation Veteran Dr. David Yang to Head AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

 Dr. C. Y. David Yang, a leading expert in transportation and traffic safety research, has been selected to be the new executive director of...


28 Jul, 2016, 00:01 ET Celebrating a Centennial of National Parks: Americans are Flocking to Their Favorite Parks

 The most Americans in recent years are heading to national parks in recognition of the U.S. National Park Service's 100th anniversary on Aug....


14 Jul, 2016, 00:01 ET Nearly 80 Percent of Drivers Express Significant Anger, Aggression or Road Rage

 Nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according...


27 Jun, 2016, 00:01 ET AAA: Americans Will Take More Trips than Ever This Independence Day Weekend

 AAA projects nearly 43 million Americans will travel this Independence Day weekend. This represents the highest fourth of July travel volume...


16 Jun, 2016, 06:00 ET AAA Insurance Named Auto Insurance Brand of the Year

 AAA Insurance has earned "Brand of the Year" status in the auto insurance category, according to the 2016 Harris Poll EquiTrend® study....


08 Jun, 2016, 00:01 ET Europe Tops AAA's 2016 Summer Travel Destinations List

 Demand for travel to Europe remains strong, and AAA summer travel bookings show that Rome and London are at the top of many international...


19 May, 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...


05 Feb, 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...


15 Jan, 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...


15 Dec, 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...


09 Dec, 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...


17 Nov, 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...


10 Nov, 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....


22 Oct, 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...


08 Oct, 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...


30 Sep, 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...