Category: Car Care

Extreme Temps are Tough on Batteries

A car battery lasts between 3-5 years. However, it can vary depending on the climate you live in. When temperatures are below freezing, your car’s battery loses a significant amount of its strength.  Many batteries die in the winter because they need twice as much current when it’s cold.  As the temperature drops, the chemical […]

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Category: Traffic Safety

Celebrating during the holidays? Don’t leave home without a plan! 

Thanksgiving and Christmas are favorite times to spend quality time with family and friends. These celebrations often involve drinking alcohol, which could have fatal consequences. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed that 10,265 people died in 2015 in drunk driving crashes. That’s one death every 51 minutes.   Holiday celebrations don’t have to end […]

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Category: Auto Buying

Signs It’s Time for a New Car

Buying a new car is a big commitment. With monthly payments often exceeding hundreds of dollars, it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. However, depending on the state of your current ride, sometimes buying a new car is your best case scenario. Here are the top three signs you might need a new car: […]

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Category: Insurance Advice

Be Prepared During Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is upon us. A hurricane can cause catastrophic damage along the coastlines and even several hundred miles inland.  Be prepared. Take these steps to ensure your family’s safety during hurricane season:   Have an evacuation plan. It’s the first step to staying safe. Decide where you’ll go and how you’ll get there. Learn […]

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Category: Travel Tips

Why You Should Say “I Do” to a Destination Wedding

Destination weddings have become increasingly popular — and for good reason. You have a built-in honeymoon, it’s often cheaper than a traditional wedding and you can enjoy more time with your guests.  The biggest advantage to a destination wedding is that your local AAA Travel Agent can handle everything for you. A bride should be […]

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Category: Car Care

Be Good to Your Tires and They’ll Be Good to You 

Proper tire maintenance can mean the difference between getting where you need to go and being stuck on the side of the road. Here are some simple things you can do to keep your tires in top shape: Inflation Check tire pressures monthly, including the spare. Do so when the tires are cool, before you’ve […]

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Category: Auto Buying

AAA Auto Buying Presents: Match-Up Series 

These cars are two of the top sellers of AAA Auto Buying for 2017. What sets them apart from each other and which car is best for you? We’ve put these top cars in a match-up to see how they fare against each other. Subaru Outback  This midsize wagon is one of our top sellers […]

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Category: Traffic Safety

School’s In. Be Safe!

It’s school time again! You may be focused on school supplies, the best back-to-school outfit and the coolest backpack. However, many people forget about the most important aspect of a school year — the safety of our students. Be aware of the increased child pedestrian activity, traffic congestion and school bus safety. Always remember to […]

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