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 …

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 …

More than Half of Americans Planning a Trip Before the End of 2022

BOISE – According to new research by AAA, more than half of all Americans are planning to take at least one vacation before the end of next year, with many looking to buy travel insurance in order to protect themselves from the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. “Travel rebounded in a big way this summer, and it’s …