Spring Fever: AAA Carolinas Predicts Gas Prices Will Rise as Spring Approaches

For the first quarter of the year, gas prices have been expensive. On average, motorists are paying a quarter more than at the same time last year. In North Carolina, prices are currently $2.39 and in South Carolina, the average is $2.25.   While pump prices have dipped in recent weeks, this is not a trend […]

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Safety Spotlight: Baldwin Driver Training School

Baldwin Driver Training has been on a mission to make the roads safer in the state of South Carolina since 1954 – the oldest accredited driving school in the state as it has been AAA approved for more than a decade. It has done so by offering driving lessons for South Carolinians all across the […]

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Spring Break Safety

With college students already on spring break and high school students gearing up for their time off, AAA Carolinas wants to remind travelers to exercise caution when driving to their destinations.   Over the spring break period (April 1-April 15, 2017) there were 1,644 crashes in North Carolina involving teen drivers aged 15-19 resulting in 4 […]

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Duke University Startup Launches Tire Sensor Technology

A Duke University startup has cracked the code to monitoring the real-time tread wear of tires on the road. Tyrata, Inc. has partnered with several investors, including Dealer Tire, LLC to launch its product to retailers and the public.   Who is Tyrata, Inc.? Tyrata, Inc. has previously perfected its sensor technology and now the […]

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AAA Carolinas Holds Pedestrian Safety Event

AAA Carolinas, IKEA Charlotte, and CMPD came together to raise awareness about pedestrian safety. The organizations hosted an event Wednesday, Feb 21 to give away free safety gear and encourage the Charlotte community to “Be Seen” when walking near roads.   In 2017, there were 28 pedestrian fatalities on the streets of Charlotte alone – […]

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Carnival Cruise Lines – Half Moon Cay

Fulfill your private island fantasy on a Carnival cruise to Half Moon Cay, also known as Little San Salvador Island. This private island is one of 700 islands in the Bahamas. An international bird sanctuary in the Bahamas (only two percent of the island is developed), the beauty and serenity of Half Moon Cay is […]

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Collecting America’s Story with Lucy the Van – Blog #3

Welcome back to Where's Lucy the Van? Guess correctly and you will earn a Coaster Card of this C2C Site and a chance to win special giveaways from selected C2C Sites. Hints for Blog # 3’s featured C2C site:  This Coast to Coast Site is a museum that showcases the most famous “conductor” of the “Underground […]

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Because Someday…I Want to Visit an Island Forged by the Power of Volcanoes

Emerging from the sea millions of years ago, Hawaii is home to one of the few places on earth you can come face to face with an active volcano.  Not for the faint of heart but truly unforgettable, a visit to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park should be on the list of any first time visitor or […]

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