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Sep 22, 2015, 12:01 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 new ...


Aug 25, 2015, 12:01 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 its...


Jul 23, 2015, 12:01 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 long-term ...


Jul 02, 2015, 04:38 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 July 1, 2015. As...


Jun 25, 2015, 12:01 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 location ...


Jun 18, 2015, 12:01 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, 04:43 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 – for the...


Jun 08, 2015, 09:35 ET Get Your Motor Running: Ford and AAA National Student Auto Skills Competition Tuesday

As automotive vehicles become more technologically advanced, demand is high for skilled auto technicians that understand the intricacies of repairing ...


May 28, 2015, 10:39 ET AAA Elects First Canadian Executive as Chairman of National Board

Don Main, President of Main Group, Incorporated, and past Chairman of the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA), was elected chairman of the AAA...


May 21, 2015, 12:01 ET 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 15,000 AAA...


May 19, 2015, 07:58 ET 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, 04:37 ET 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 Discounts & Rewards ...


May 13, 2015, 12:01 ET 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 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, 12:01 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, 01:30 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 automaker's car ...


Apr 16, 2015, 12:01 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 the...


Apr 09, 2015, 12:01 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 driver at a...


Mar 25, 2015, 12:01 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 likely...


Mar 12, 2015, 12:01 ET 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 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 that one in three have ...


Jan 16, 2015, 12:00 ET 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 2015...


Dec 29, 2014, 12:01 ET 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 are ...


Dec 16, 2014, 12:01 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 the...