Winter Prep

It’s winter prep time! Winter is here and it’s important to be prepared for driving and road conditions. Make sure you’re vehicle is ready, your emergency road kit is updated, you have the right tires, AND you know the road conditions. Check out our resources below. The Latest Winter News, Resources and Guides Be prepared …

Dangerous Driving Habits Put Everyone at Risk

BOISE – According to new AAA research, many Americans have expressed a greater willingness to drive safely.  But for some, there’s a major disparity between what they say is important and how they behave behind the wheel. COVID-19 brought travel restrictions and the cancellation of many large-group gatherings, but the resulting drop in vehicle miles …

Don’t Drive Like a Zombie – Watch for Trick-or-treaters

BOISE – Halloween is one of the deadliest days of the year, with children twice as likely to be killed by a car on Halloween night as on any other night.  With more trick-or-treaters expected to participate this year, AAA reminds drivers and parents to exercise caution. “A lot of people skipped trick-or-treating and Halloween …

AAA: Rain hampers Vehicle ADAS

PORTLAND, Ore., – New research from AAA finds that rain diminishes the performance of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). These include vehicle technologies such as automatic emergency braking and lane keeping assistance. During closed course testing, AAA simulated rainfall and found that test vehicles equipped with automatic emergency braking traveling at 35 mph collided with …

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 …