AAA: More Americans Willing to Ride in Self-Driving Cars

New AAA survey finds male and millennial drivers most accepting of autonomous vehicles PORTLAND, Ore., – American drivers are beginning to feel more comfortable about the idea of self-driving vehicles, according to a new study from AAA. The annual survey reveals that 63 percent of U.S. drivers report feeling afraid to ride in a fully …

Spare me! AAA Finds One-Third of New Vehicles don’t have Spare Tire

PORTLAND, Ore., – Automakers continue to eliminate spare tires from new vehicles in an effort to reduce weight and improve fuel economy. New research from AAA shows nearly one‐third (28 percent) of 2017 model year vehicles do not come with a spare tire as standard equipment. This is often a surprise to drivers when they get …

AAA: Vehicle Infotainment Systems Create More Distractions for Drivers

New research finds touch screens and voice commands take drivers’ attention away from the road PORTLAND, Ore., – If you’ve driven a newer car, chances are it has an infotainment system with a touch screen and voice commands. These infotainment systems take drivers’ eyes and attention off the road and hands off the wheel for …