AAA: Half of Americans Plan to Travel in the next Year

PORTLAND, Ore., – The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on Americans’ travel plans as people are changing the way they plan and protect their trips. A new AAA travel survey shows that more than half (55%) of American adults are planning a vacation of at least one overnight stay before the end of next …

More than Half of Americans Planning a Trip Before the End of 2022

BOISE – According to new research by AAA, more than half of all Americans are planning to take at least one vacation before the end of next year, with many looking to buy travel insurance in order to protect themselves from the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. “Travel rebounded in a big way this summer, and it’s …

Traffic Safety Partners Team Up for School Zone Safety

BOISE – Governor Brad Little has proclaimed Thursday, September 16 to be Idaho School Zone Safety Day, a reminder to the driving public to watch for kids on their way to and from school.  AAA, the Idaho Transportation Department, and various law enforcement agencies and school districts across the Gem State are working together to …

Sticker Shock: AAA says Owning a New Vehicle Costs nearly $10,000 a Year

PORTLAND, Ore., – AAA says the average annual cost of owning a new vehicle is $9,666 per year, or $805.50 per month. The average price of a new vehicle for 2021 is $32,903, according to AAA’s annual Your Driving Costs study. Find details of the study in the fact sheet and Your Driving Costs brochure. …

AAA: How Many Miles to Empty Do You Really Have?

New research finds drivers shouldn’t rely on in-dash fuel economy displays PORTLAND, Ore., – How accurate are in-dash fuel economy displays in your vehicle? New research from AAA shows these systems aren’t always accurate, especially for shorter trips, and can be impacted by speed and acceleration. This means drivers could be taking an unnecessary risk …