AAA Approved Drive! Driving School

This month, we are highlighting AAA Approved Drive! Driving School. Owned and operated by Johanna Newman, Moorseville North Carolina’s own Drive! Driving School centers on safe driving habits, awareness of other motorists on the road and creating a confidence needed to navigate any situation.   Newman herself is one of the driving instructors. Holding a […]

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School Safety Patrol

You know the drill. School pick-up and drop-off can be chaotic. Kids are moving in all directions; parents are in a hurry. And amidst the craziness, school buses try to make their way in and out of the school grounds. How can we ensure that our children are kept safe in this type of heavy […]

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The Dangers of the “In My Feelings” Challenge

AAA Carolinas is urging motorists to avoid partaking in the #InMyFeelingsChallenge while operating a motor vehicle.   The challenge, which involves dancing alongside a moving vehicle while Drake’s song “In My Feelings” plays was started in June by social media comedian Shiggy. Since then, there have been multiple injury reports from participants falling out of […]

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The Dangers of Putting Your Feet on the Dash

Riding in vehicles can get uncomfortable, especially on long road trips, but failing to sit properly (such as putting your feet up on the dash) can result in grave consequences in the event of a crash.   Airbags are designed to protect the chest and upper body from impact at the time of a crash. […]

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AAA Urges Seniors to Begin Planning for “Driving Retirement”

Nearly 83 percent of older drivers report never speaking to a family member or physician about their safe driving ability, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Of the small percentage of families who do have the often difficult conversation, 15 percent do so after a crash or traffic infraction has […]

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Art in the Park – Marietta, GA

On Labor Day weekend, from September 1st to September 3rd, Art in the Park will be celebrating its 32nd Anniversary as Marietta Square’s premier event. This widely acclaimed art show in Marietta, Georgia, will feature over 175 local and national artists. Over 40,000 guests flock to Art in the Park each year, to visit the […]

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Happy Valley Old Time Fiddler’s Convention

Enjoy the traditional music of North Carolina at the Happy Fiddler’s Convention on Labor Day Weekend 2018. The fun begins on Friday, August 31st and continues through Sunday, September 2nd in Lenoir, North Carolina. It’s sure to be a wholesome family event that fosters community values. As a sub-committee of the Caldwell County Arts Council, […]

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How to Avoid Buying a Flood Damaged Car

As areas are hit by hurricanes and floods, AAA Carolinas warns Carolinians to avoid purchasing a vehicle that has suffered flood damage. Recognizing a flood damaged vehicle isn't as easy as you'd think.  In many cases, insurance companies deem flood damaged vehicles totaled, which are then sold to salvage companies. However, rather than being disassembled […]

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