Color-Coded US Map Shows Regional Impacts on Gas Prices

Will tight supplies in California affect what Idahoans are paying at the pump? BOISE – (July 15, 2015) – Since just last Friday, tightening supplies of gasoline have been responsible for a 43-cent spike in pump prices in California. Idahoans already paying the country’s seventh highest prices may be wondering whether the Gem State will …

AAA: More Fireworks as 42 Million Americans Travel for 4th of July

2015 to see the most Independence Day travelers since 2007 PORTLAND, Ore., – AAA projects 41.9 million Americans (13 percent of the population) will travel 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007 and a 0.7 percent increase from the 41.6 million people who traveled last year. The Independence Day …

Credit Card Disputes: Know Your Rights and Obligations

One of the benefits of paying for goods and services by credit card is having the ability, under certain circumstances, to dispute a charge. Consumers who are not satisfied with a product or service can contact their credit card company regarding the possibility of having the item credited back to their accounts. MasterCard and Visa have …

Extreme Heat, Overlooked Maintenance to Contribute to 7.3 Million Service Calls

AAA says more stranded motorists will call for help this summer driving season BOISE – Heat-related maladies serious enough to incapacitate a car and endanger its occupants will play a major role in an estimated 7.3 million calls to AAA this summer. The nation′s largest motor club says it will tow nearly 3.2 million vehicles …

Idaho, U.S. Pump Prices top $3.00; Diesel Sets $3.64 Record Price

BOISE – Three-dollar gasoline is back, and Idaho′s average diesel price has topped $3.64 for the first time ever, generating more questions than answers and uncertainty about where the markets will be a month from now, according to AAA Idaho. “Gas prices are rising to catch up with crude oil prices that closed above $95 …