Survey: Teens Admit Risky Behaviors Including ‘Texting’ While Driving

BOISE – A nationwide survey of a thousand teen drivers by AAA and Seventeen magazine shows that nearly half admit to text messaging while driving, while 66 percent say they have exceeded the speed limit by 10 miles per hour or more. The survey, featured in Seventeen magazine′s August issue, on newsstands July 10, shows …

Idaho Average Gas Price Soars a Quarter In 2006

BOISE – Idaho gas prices took motorists, municipalities and businesses for a more expensive ride in 2006, averaging about a quarter more per gallon than the year prior and setting record high prices in the process, according to AAA Idaho. Based on average daily prices computed throughout the year and averaged each month, AAA said …

Oregon Gasoline Prices Climbing; Diesel at Record Highs across the State

As the national average gasoline price backed off by about 4 cents to $3 per gallon during the past week, Oregon′s average price went up by almost a nickel to $3.04. “Essentially, we still have the same forces driving the price of crude oil, which dipped slightly, closing Monday at less than $74 per barrel …