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May 21, 2015, 00:01 ET
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AAA PetBook Offers 15,000 Reasons to Travel with Your Pet

AAA has released a newly updated Traveling with Your Pet: The AAA PetBook® . Now in its 17th edition, the guide features more than...

May 19, 2015, 19:58 ET
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AAA Applauds Expanded Recall of 34 Million Defective Takata Airbags

"AAA supports the over-due announcement that Takata has agreed to a national recall of driver and passenger side air bag inflators. Since late last...

May 18, 2015, 16:37 ET
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Penske Truck Rental Now a Platinum AAA Discounts & Rewards Partner

 As the spring and summer moving season kicks off, AAA is pleased to announce that Penske Truck Rental is now a platinum-level AAA...

May 13, 2015, 00:01 ET
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AAA Tests Shine High-Beam on Headlight Limitations

New test results from AAA reveal the potential for significant headlight shortcomings when traveling on roadways that lack overhead lighting,...

May 08, 2015, 10:00 ET
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AAA: 37.2 Million Americans to Kick Off Summer with a Memorial Day Getaway

AAA Travel projects 37.2 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 4.7 percent increase...

Apr 28, 2015, 00:01 ET

Annual Cost to Own and Operate a Vehicle Falls to $8,698, Finds AAA

Due to declines in gas prices and finance charges, the annual cost to own and operate a vehicle has fallen to $8,698, a nearly 2 percent drop from...

Apr 20, 2015, 13:30 ET

Top Green Vehicle is a 2015 Tesla, According to Fifth Annual AAA Green Car Guide

The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D earned the top score in the 2015 AAA Green Car Guide, the motor club announced today.  The Palo Alto-based...

Apr 16, 2015, 00:01 ET

New Study Reveals When, Where and How Much Motorists Drive

On average, Americans drive 29.2 miles per day, making two trips with an average total duration of 46 minutes. This and other revealing data are...

Apr 09, 2015, 00:01 ET

Older Drivers in Florida Get "Fit" and Push Safety Program to Milestone

–Designed to help older drivers find a better "fit" with their cars, the CarFit program reached a proud milestone welcoming the 50,000th...

Mar 25, 2015, 00:01 ET

Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse than We Thought

 The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence that distracted driving is...

Mar 12, 2015, 00:01 ET
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AAA Reveals Top Spring Travel Destinations in the U.S.

As snow continues in many parts of the country, travelers are ready to escape to warmer weather and sunny destinations, according to AAA. Warm...

Feb 23, 2015, 12:25 ET

AAA Travel Marketplace Will Help You Leave This Winter Behind

The 12th Annual AAA Travel Marketplace is taking place just in time to get your mind off winter and to take you to your favorite vacation spot. The...

Feb 18, 2015, 10:00 ET

AAA To Create Nearly 600 Local Jobs At New Member Service Call Center

 AAA of Northern California, Nevada and Utah announced today plans to open a new call center that will bring nearly 600 new jobs to Clearfield,...

Feb 10, 2015, 09:39 ET

Crashes Touch One in Three but Drivers Continue to Take Risks

  Too many Americans report that they regularly speed, run red lights, use distracting devices or drive drowsy, despite the fact...

Jan 27, 2015, 14:32 ET
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2015 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes Honor Science Books That Encourage Exploration

 Four groundbreaking books that present scientific information in innovative ways to young audiences have earned the 2015 AAAS/Subaru SB&F...

Jan 16, 2015, 00:00 ET
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AAA Adds 14 Hotels and Restaurants to Exclusive Five Diamond List for 2015

 AAA has unveiled 121 hotels and 63 restaurants that have earned the AAA/CAA Five Diamond Rating in the past 12 months, qualifying them for the...

Dec 29, 2014, 00:01 ET
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American Drivers Unfazed and Confused on Drugged Driving

With the recent legalization of recreational marijuana use in Colorado, Alaska, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia, safety advocates...

Dec 16, 2014, 00:01 ET

AAA: 98.6 Million Americans Traveling this Holiday Season, Four Percent More Than Last Year

AAA projects 98.6 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season, an increase of four percent from...

Dec 09, 2014, 00:01 ET
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New Car Technologies Still Working Out the Kinks, Says AAA Assessment

AAA's Automotive Engineering experts are confident new advanced driver assistance technologies like blind-spot monitoring and lane-departure...

Dec 03, 2014, 17:55 ET
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AAA Calls on Takata to Follow NHTSA's Order to Support National Recall of Affected Air bags

 "It is unacceptable that Takata continues to defy an order by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) to facilitate...