Gas Prices Slip for first time in 2018 as Crude Oil Prices Plunge

PORTLAND, Ore., – Retail pump prices are lower this week in Oregon and most other states, due in part to falling crude oil prices. For the week, the national average for regular unleaded loses four cents to $2.57 a gallon while the Oregon average dips a penny to $2.88. It’s the first week-over-week decline for …

AAA finds Drowsy Driving is Major Traffic Safety Issue

New research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows drowsy driving crashes are eight times higher than federal estimates PORTLAND, Ore., – The most in-depth drowsy driving research ever conducted in the U.S. using footage of everyday drivers found that the percentage of crashes involving drowsiness is nearly eight times higher than federal estimates …

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 …