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Monday, January 20, 2020

Traffic safety

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,”...

Super Bowl Safety Tips

Whether your team is playing in the Super Bowl this year or not, you’re probably still gearing up for the big game. For fans planning to watch the Super Bowl over drinks, we want to remind you to make...

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, we hope you will...

2020: Let’s Call Pedestrian and Cyclist Collisions What They Are

Since 2013, deaths among pedestrians and cyclists have risen by 30 percent and 14 percent respectively. Despite this staggering increase, a new study conducted by the National Academy of Sciences’ Transportation found that media outlets overwhelmingly blame the pedestrians...

AAA Approved: Pugh’s Car Care Center

This month, we are highlighted a AAA Approved Auto Repair shop – Pugh’s Car Care Center. Pugh’s has been serving Nags Head, North Carolina for over 30 years. Owned by car enthusiast Raymond Pugh, this automotive shop is continuously...

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 you time) and they improve safety.   Roundabouts force drivers to slow...

Drivers with More Experience Using Driver-Assistance Features Engage in More Distracted Behavior

Technologies like adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist have the potential to make your driving safer, but they could also breed complacency, a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study suggests.   Researchers found that drivers who were more familiar with...

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