Thanksgiving Travel to Hit Lowest Point Since the Great Recession

BOISE – It’s a sign of the times – AAA projects that the number of Thanksgiving travelers will be reduced by at least ten percent this year due to the effects of the pandemic.  That’s the lowest travel volume since the Great Recession, and the end of 11 straight years of travel growth for the …

AAA and ITD: Don’t Be a Zombie – Stay Alert Behind the Wheel

BOISE – With Halloween and the switch to Daylight Savings Time both taking place this weekend, AAA and the Idaho Transportation Department remind drivers to do their part to prevent a scary situation on the road. Halloween is one of the deadliest days of the year – children are twice as likely to be killed …

Watch For Pedestrians in Unexpected Places During the Pandemic

BOISE – During the COVID-19 pandemic, many Idahoans have adjusted their normal routines to spend more time working and studying from home.  While that’s led to reduced traffic congestion in some areas, it could also put more pedestrians at risk, as walkers, joggers and runners increasingly find themselves sharing neighborhood streets with cars throughout the …

Don’t Drive Intoxicated, Don’t Drive Intexticated

BOISE – AAA is asking drivers to consider the use of cell phones and other mobile devices to be just as dangerous as drinking alcohol and getting behind the wheel.  AAA’s “Don’t Drive Intoxicated, Don’t Drive Intexticated” safety campaign kicks off Distracted Driving Awareness Month, moved from April to October due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  …