Collecting America’s Story with Lucy the Van (1/19/2018)

Welcome back to Lucy the Van’s blog about Collecting America’s Story.  If you logged in earlier this month, you know that Lucy is asking you to join her on her mission – to travel to places throughout the United States called Coast to Coast Sites. Each C2C Site tells an important part of America’s story; […]

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Americans Waste 662 Million Vacation Days at Work

Americans Waste 662 Million Vacation Days at Work Research Shows Planners Take More Vacation, Are Happier Every year more than half of Americans fail to use all their time off, creating a stock pile of 662 million unused vacation days – which presents a $236 billion economic opportunity. In North and South Carolina employees leave 25,463,118 […]

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Spotlight: Safe Lane Driving School

Former North Carolina State Highway Patrolman Phillip Glover has a deep-rooted passion for making the roads in his community safer. As a Trooper for 27 years, Glover witnessed countless car crashes that possibly could have been avoided had the driver been equipped with better defensive driving skills. “I was always involved with highway safety during my career,” […]

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A Young Life Lost to Distracted Driving

Our Foundation's greatest mission is to prevent distracted driving on our roads. It is a senseless epidemic that leads to numerous fatalities. One of the many lives taken too soon by distracted driving was Brian Garlock's. This is his mother, Tammy's, story:   "Thursday, June 12, 2008 began like any other ordinary day; unfortunately, it […]

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La Dolce Vita on Italy’s Amalfi Coast

Judged an outstanding example of a Mediterranean landscape by UNESCO in 1997, the Amalfi Coast's natural beauty has been drawing people to the region for centuries. Its turquoise seas, dramatic cliffs and idyllic climate enticed even ancient Roman nobles to build villas there. Today the mountains and sea cliffs are dotted with sumptuous villas and pastel-colored […]

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What To Do In The Event Of A Traffic Stop

Do you know what to do in the event that you are pulled over while driving?   Unfortunately, most Carolinians do not. Prior to the passage NC House Bill 21 in 2017, it was not required that the driver license handbook and driver education curriculum include information regarding law enforcement procedures during traffic stops and […]

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Winter Weather Driving Tips

As the temperature drops, the chance of ice or snow on the roads rises. With winter weather on the horizon, AAA Carolinas is providing motorists with tips for driving in wintery conditions. Never warm up a vehicle in an enclosed area, such as a garage. When you get into your car for that morning commute, […]

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2018 New Year’s Resolutions

With the start of a new year comes the opportunity to set the bar high in achieving new goals. In addition to the usual plans to lose weight or spend more time outdoors, AAA Carolinas hopes you will pledge to be a better driver.  AAA Carolinas created a list of resolutions for motorists to pledge to […]

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