Don’t Drive Intoxicated, Don’t Drive “Intexticated”

BOISE – For April Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AAA is reminding motorists to keep their hands on the wheel and their focus on the road. AAA’s safety campaign, “Don’t Drive Intoxicated, Don’t Drive Intexticated” equates the dangers of distracted driving with impaired driving.  Both are extremely risky and carry deadly consequences. According to the National …

Heading the Wrong Way with “Wrong-Way” Driving

AAA and NTSB Warn of Rising Rate of Fatal Wrong-way Crashes PORTLAND, Ore., – Fatal wrong-way driving crashes are happening more often. According to the latest data analysis from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, there were 2,008 deaths in the U.S. from wrong-way driving crashes on divided highways between 2015 and 2018, an average …

Ready to Travel Again? AAA has Advice on Planning Spring and Summer Trips

Car trips, warm weather destinations most popular for spring break PORTLAND, Ore., – More than one year since the COVID-19 pandemic upended nearly all travel plans, many Americans are eagerly awaiting their next chance to get out once again and explore. Whether planning a trip for spring break or summer or dreaming of a bucket-list …

AAA Travel Update: What to Know Before You Go

BOISE – “Vaxication” and “Revenge Travel” are trending topics these days, as more Americans receive vaccines and set their sights on a long-awaited trip.  But AAA reminds travelers that before heading out on their next adventure, they’ll need to prepare for a different travel experience. “It’s too early to predict what will happen around the major …

Vehicle Safety Recalls Week Encourages a Timely Tune-up

BOISE – It’s Vehicle Safety Recalls Week, a timely reminder from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and AAA to resolve recall issues before they put people at risk.  According to NHTSA, there are currently 886 safety recalls affecting nearly 55 million vehicles that travel on American roads.  About 25 percent of these urgent repairs …