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Holiday Shopping Gone Wrong: The Dangers of Parking Lot Collisions

As the rush to check everyone off of your holiday shopping list begins, AAA warns motorists and shoppers alike to be mindful in busy parking lots this season.   Particularly during the holiday season, mall parking lots present unique challenges with...

Tips for Driving in Rain and Preparing Your Vehicle for Severe Weather

Wind and rain are very dangerous on the road, and even the best drivers need to be prepared for severe weather. Avoid driving in rain if possible, but that’s not always going to be an option. Before the storm...

Staying Safe on Winter Roads

Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies as weather reports in parts of the Carolinas are calling for wintery mix conditions. AAA Carolinas...

How to Avoid Buying a Flood Damaged Car

As areas are hit by hurricanes and floods, AAA Carolinas warns Carolinians to avoid purchasing a vehicle that has suffered flood damage. Recognizing a flood damaged vehicle isn't as easy as you'd think.  In many cases, insurance companies deem flood...

Stay Safe When Driving on Wet or Flooded Roads

AAA reports that nearly 1.2 million car crashes occur each year on wet pavement resulting in 5,700 deaths.  "It's important that drivers heed official warnings and avoid driving on wet roads, and especially flooded roads, if able,” said AAA Carolinas...

Staying Safe During a Hurricane

Prepare yourself, your family, and your home for an impending storm. Read our tips on staying safe during a hurricane. Tips for Staying Safe During a Hurricane Before a Storm: Locate all of your important records (such as passports, birth certificates and...

How to be Prepared When a Tornado Strikes

Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms, devastating a neighborhood in seconds and leaving behind severe and sometime fatal injuries. Knowing how to protect you and your family is crucial in surviving these swift occurrences.   What Tornado Watch and Warnings Mean Watch: Tornadoes...

Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

Extreme heat can take its toll on you, your home, your vehicle, and your loved ones. Take the proper precautions to keep everyone, and everything, safe during these summer months.    At Home or Work Protect your home’s foundation from shifting under...

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...

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)...

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...