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AAA Carolinas and The Auto Club Group Merge

In an effort to provide the best experience for AAA members, AAA Carolinas and The Auto Club Group have merged and combined operations. With North and South Carolina part of The Auto Club Group family, the company now serves more...

The Real Deal on Real I.D.

Beginning October 1, 2020*, federal agencies will enforce what is known as the REAL I.D. Act. This requires a REAL I.D., U.S. passport or another federally approved means of identification to board commercial flights and enter secure federal buildings. *“Due...

National Battery Day

How Many Batteries Do You Rely on in Your Life? Observed every year on February 18th, National Battery Day was implemented to appreciate the convenience that batteries provide to our everyday lives. Let’s face it, almost everyone in the U.S....

Best and Worst States to Drive In – Where Do NC and SC Rank?

The dreaded nightmare that is traffic will seemingly always be a headache that commuters have to deal with. Whether it be rush hour, vacations or holidays, congested roadways will continue to remain a concern. With the U.S. having three out...

E-Scooters: Convenient or Catastrophic?

As the electric scooter trend continues to rise, so do the not-so-surprising injuries. Powered scooters have seemingly taken over congested metropolitan streets and pedestrian walkways, posing the question that some may wonder: is this modern mode of transportation causing...

Cold Weather Wreaks Havoc on Car Batteries

Though February weather is unpredictable, it is a guarantee that we will get some mornings with frigid temperatures. When you wake up to those mornings, one of the biggest concerns is your car battery. At a comparatively mild 32 degrees,...

December 2019 Newsletter

The Rules of Roundabouts: Once You Understand Them, You’ll Love Them You have probably seen newly constructed roundabouts around your local roads. City planners are installing them at traditional intersection sites because they increase the constant flow of traffic (saving...

January 2020 Newsletter

2020 Resolutions for the Road   With the start of a new year comes the opportunity to set the bar high in being a better person. In addition to the goals you and your family have set for yourself this year,...

Tips to Winterize your Vehicle

As Carolinians know, the bitter cold that can accompany the months of January and February can appear out of nowhere. During these winter months, it is essential that motorists take the steps necessary to prepare their vehicles for the...

Move Over Law Gains in Seriousness in North Carolina in 2020

North Carolina legislators passed and signed Senate Bill 29, an act to increase the penalties for a violation of the current Move Over law, at the end of 2019.   Senate Bill 29, otherwise known as the “Officer Jason Quick Act,”...

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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...