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US: teen drivers seen as a hazard for road safety

US: teen drivers seen as a hazard for road safety

A new study made by motoring association AAA shows that young drivers pose a threat to anyone on the road, not just themselves, as motoring vehicle accidents have long been known to be a leading cause of death and injury for the age segment. According to the AAA Foundation for […]

Price of U.S. gas reaches under $2.50 a gallon

Price of U.S. gas reaches under $2.50 a gallon

U.S. drivers are paying less than 2.50 dollars a gallon at the gasoline pump for the first time in more than 5 years. Retail gasoline averaged 2.477 dollars a gallon on Wednesday, as data from AAA show, meaning that gas has dropped to 2.50 a gallon for the first time […]

US: senior drivers think they should obey tougher rules

US: senior drivers think they should obey tougher rules

According to a new study coming from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has shown that a majority of senor drivers question the wisdom of letting older motorists use cars. The research conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that overwhelmingly, older drivers would support tougher regulations […]

US: AAA sees gas falling below $3 for holiday period

US: AAA sees gas falling below $3 for holiday period

According to Heathrow, Florida-based motoring club AAA, US drivers could get an early Christmas present as gasoline is continuing its depreciation and the forecast is that it could hit $3 per gallon in time for the holidays. The AAA said that last week the gasoline that should be delivered in […]

AAA detects “smart” car features for older people

AAA detects “smart” car features for older people

About 90 % of older drivers currently experience at least one health condition that can affect safe driving, but only one in 10 has a vehicle with features that accommodates those conditions, according to the AAA. Every day about 10,000 Americans turn 65, which means that as the older adult […]

AAA Supports the Alcohol-Ignition Interlock Rule

AAA Supports the Alcohol-Ignition Interlock Rule

AAA supports the National Transportation Safety Board in urging the remaining 33 US states to adopt the alcohol-ignition interlock rule. The alcohol-ignition interlock device prevents the vehicle from starting until the driver breathes into the appliance which would confirm the blood-alcohol level is under the legal limit. This device must […]

AAA Urges Drivers’ Protection Regarding the Black Box Law

AAA Urges Drivers’ Protection Regarding the Black Box Law

AAA says that motorists should own their vehicles’ black boxes, which NHTSA proposed to be installed in all vehicles beginning September 2014. Last Friday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed that all vehicles manufactured after September 2014 to be fitted with the so called ‘black boxes,’ which are in […]