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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Travel safety

Red Light Running on the Rise

At least two people are killed every day on U.S. roads by reckless drivers blowing through red lights, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Impatient motorists often speed up at a yellow light to beat the red...

Self-Driving Cars: Are We Ready?

A recent AAA Carolinas survey revealed that 71 percent of Carolinians are not yet comfortable with self-driving cars, with only 29 percent saying they were ready for a ride in a fully autonomous vehicle. Across the country, however, drivers are...

Teen Driving: Your Kids Are Ready, Are You?

Your teen learned about driving before you even began thinking about learner’s permits, driving classes and teenage driving tips. Children are back seat learners, watching their parents’ driving behavior and noting how they interact with other drivers, obey traffic...

Red-Light Cameras Save Lives

Red-light running is a deadly epidemic. A recent AAA Foundation study revealed that more than 1 in 3 drivers admit to having driven through a light that just turned red in the past 30 days when they could have...

Leaving Children and Pets in a Hot Cars can be Deadly

Summer months can be dangerous for children and pets left alone in a vehicle, even for short periods of time. AAA advises that parents, caregivers and pet owners never leave a child or pet alone in a vehicle. Vehicles...

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Hang Out Along the Hammock Coast

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Go Explore: Hampton Roads Virgina

Hampton Roads, Virginia, is comprised of seven cities: Portsmouth, Newport News, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Hampton, Virginia Beach and Suffolk. Named after the old shipping lanes...

Edenton: An Inner Banks Hidden Gem

By Vanessa Infanzon Finding Edenton is like discovering your own corner of paradise. Tree-lined streets with beautiful homes compel guests to stop and marvel at...

Member Spotlight: Muggsy Bogues and Brittney Bogues

Muggsy Bogues At 5’3”, AAA Member Muggsy Bogues might have been an unlikely candidate for a career as point guard in the NBA. He not...