Motorcycle Deaths Soar in NC

Motorcycle fatalities appear to be on the rise in North Carolina according to recent data from the North Carolina Department of Transportation and AAA Carolinas fears 2019 could be one of the most deadly years yet. In 2018 there were 170 motorcycle deaths in the state of North Carolina – up almost 21 percent from […]

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South Carolina Legislators Advance Hands-Free Bill

A South Carolina hands-free driving bill appears to be gaining momentum. HB3355, filed by Rep. Bill Taylor, was passed through the transportation sub-committee and then advanced through the House Education and Public Works committee. It will now be heard on the House floor. AAA Carolinas was among a host of organizations that testified in favor […]

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Cold Weather Wreaking Havoc on Car Batteries

Though February weather is unpredictable, it is a guarantee that we will get some mornings with frigid temperatures. When you wake up to those mornings, one of the biggest concerns is your car battery. At a comparatively mild 32 degrees, a car’s battery is 35 percent weaker than at warmer temperatures. At zero degrees, a […]

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Passengers Much Less Likely to Wear a Seatbelt in the Back Seat

By now, we all know the dangers of not wearing a seatbelt when riding in a vehicle. But for some reason, many adults riding in the back seat do not feel they need to strap on their seatbelt. A new study from the IIHS finds that to be very far from true. Unbelted rear passengers […]

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Got a ticket? We can help!

No one wants to deal with the stress of a speeding ticket and what comes with it, like points on your license and increased auto insurance premiums. AAA Carolinas may be able to help you get a ticket reduced or dismissed through the AAA Driver Improvement Program™, an informative and engaging course taught by our […]

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Passengers Much Less Likely to Wear a Seatbelt in the Back Seat

By now, we all know the dangers of not wearing a seatbelt when riding in a vehicle. But for some reason, many adults riding in the back seat do not feel they need to strap on their seatbelt. A new study from the IIHS finds that to be very far from true. Unbelted rear passengers […]

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AAA Rideshare Insurance

AAA Rideshare Insurance

The number of people driving for Uber, Lyft, and other transportation network companies (TNCs) continues to grow, and many drivers don’t realize that the insurance coverage provided by the TNCs only covers part of the potential risk. In many cases a rideshare insurance policy is needed to fully cover both the driver and his/her vehicle. […]

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AAA Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety: How Drivers and Riders Can Help Prevent Fatalities

Motorcycle fatalities appear to be on the rise in North Carolina. In 2018 there were 170 motorcycle deaths in the state of North Carolina – up almost 21% from the 141 deaths in 2017, according to NCDOT. AAA Carolinas is urging motorists and riders to practice motorcycle safety and be more cautious when sharing the […]

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