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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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Labor Day Safety Tips

AAA Carolinas expects roughly 2 million Carolinians to be traveling by vehicle this Labor Day weekend and they are giving tips to ensure safe travels as well as safety tips for Labor Day activities.   Increased Danger on the Roads Labor Day...

Parnell’s Driver Training

This month, we are highlighting AAA Approved Parnell’s Driver Training, which is an early intervention school to help teens and adults adopt safer driving skills for various situations and be aware of the potential hazards they will face on...

Passengers Much Less Likely to Wear a Seatbelt in the Back Seat

By now, we all know the dangers of not wearing a seatbelt when riding in a vehicle. But for some reason, many adults riding in the back seat do not feel they need to strap on their seatbelt. A...

What are TripTiks & How Do I Get One?

For those times when our mobile phones and GPS devices cannot connect, nothing beats a hard copy backup plan. While the world seems to have left paper maps behind, AAA's customers prove there is still a high demand for printed...

Are We There Yet? How To Keep Kids Occupied On A Long Road Trip

Even with all the technology available today, kids may still have a hard time keeping themselves occupied on a long road trip. Pack smart for your children with healthy snacks, fully charged phones and tablets, and lists of fun...

Hurricane Evacuation Routes and Safe Driving Tips

  Driving Tips Before Driving: Do not drive in rainy weather and high winds if you don’t have to. Check your tires (including your spare) to make sure they have plenty of tread and are properly inflated. Before the storm hits, fill up your...

Best & Brightest Lighthouses of North Carolina

August 7th is National Lighthouse Day! Lighthouses have always stood as a symbol of safety and security on our shores. From the Outer Banks to the Brunswick Islands, six iconic lighthouses dot the shores of North Carolina. They light...

Driving the Right (or Wrong) Way in Other Countries

With 75 percent of the world's countries driving on the right side of the road, it's always a little shocking and disconcerting to visit a left-side driving country. Luckily, AAA can prepare you for a trip to one these locations.  For your international...

Take a Road Trip to the Best Old Amusement Parks in the U.S.

Families looking for fun and a sense of history should consider a trip to one of the many vintage amusement parks that have been in operation for generations. There are more than 400 amusement parks in the United States and some of the...

Foodie Tour: Asheville

Asheville, NC has evolved into a prime destination for mountain views, breweries, and mouthwatering cuisine. Ever known for its welcoming vibe, you'll feel right at home at these local eateries.   Curate You might think it would be an odd fit to...

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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...

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...

Take a Virtual Vacation!

by Kristen Griffie Covid-19 might have us homebound right now, but that doesn't mean we still can't "escape!" There’s no shortage of TV shows, movies, FaceTime...