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Wednesday, April 8, 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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Essential Car Maintenance for the Essential Worker

More cities and states are issuing “stay-at-home” orders, and AAA encourages anyone who can stay off the road to...

How to Take Care of your Car When Not Driving for a Month

The current “stay-at-home” orders in the Carolinas mean that many people are rarely leaving their house. That means their vehicles are sitting idle as...

Top Book Picks for Literary Travel

While many of us are social distancing and temporarily putting travel plans on hold, we can still dream of all the wonderful places we...

Subaru Legacy Gets a Complete Makeover for 2020 – AAA Auto Buying Review

The venerable Subaru Legacy mid-size sedan begins its seventh generation with a complete 2020 makeover. It now offers an upgraded cabin, additional safety features,...

Explore the Outdoors…Online!

NEWS Explore Asheville has curated a virtual escape with restless, homebound souls in mind. From virtual hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains to a much-needed...