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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...

Latest News

5 National Historic Sites For Your Next Southern Road Trip

By Cassandra Brooklyn National Parks get all the attention. However, there are several lesser-known historic sites, trails and protected areas...

Road Less Traveled: Fort Jefferson

By Kimberly Button On a distant island enveloped by sparkling turquoise waters, the brutally strong brick fortress known as Fort Jefferson creates quite a contrast....

Leaving Las Vegas

Seven sights worth exploring outside of Las Vegas.

New National Park

Grab a sled and make your way to southern New Mexico to get to know the nation’s 62nd national park. White Sands National Park...

The Bridge Through Paradise

By Kristy Tolley The brainstorm of oil tycoon and railroad baron Henry Flagler, the Old Seven Mile Bridge was to serve as the first land...