In Bad Weather, Advanced Vehicles May Not “See” the Road

BOISE – Advanced driver assistance systems, or ADAS, have the potential to significantly reduce the number of fatal and injury crashes on American roads.  But AAA warns that when rain and other inclement weather are in the forecast, these systems may not operate as intended. Car manufacturers often test safety features like automatic emergency braking …

As Temperatures Climb, AAA Warns about the Dangers of Hot Cars

BOISE –  Temperatures are rising across the Gem State, and AAA reminds parents to bring their children with them into air-conditioned buildings to prevent the risk of heatstroke.  On average, a child dies every seven days from being left in a hot car, and these tragedies are almost always preventable. “A car interior can heat …

2021 Lexus LX 570

The Lexus LX is basically a dressed-up version of the Toyota Land Cruiser. It’s an old-school SUV with truck-like body-on-frame construction and has serious off-roading chops. Otherwise, the LX is showing its age and probably isn’t the best choice for drivers who want a large luxury SUV and will rarely venture off paved roads. It …

Double Trouble: Users of Both Alcohol and Marijuana Take More Risks Behind the Wheel

As 4/20 approaches, AAA Survey Finds Users of Both Admit Dangerous Driving Behaviors PORTLAND, Ore., – People who use both alcohol and marijuana are some of the most dangerous drivers on the road – they are significantly more likely to speed, text, intentionally run red lights, and drive aggressively than those who don’t, according to …

We’re Here for You: Working from Home or In the Service Center

Whether our AAA Travel Agents are working from home, or in the AAA service centers, they remain ready to assist members with any travel needs. Much has changed this year. While we are continuing to navigate the ever changing COVID-19 landscape, we are slowly getting accustomed to how things may look for us for a …