According to the latest research from AAA, the average annual cost of new vehicle ownership is $9,666, or $805.50 per month. The biggest factor pushing the nearly $10,000 annual price tag is depreciation which accounts for 40% of all ownership expenses outpacing additional costs like fuel and maintenance.
Americans returned to travel in droves this summer, with recent AAA Travel bookings up at least 11% over 2019 levels, and even more people excitedly planning trips for 2022 and beyond. As summer winds down, travel volumes around Labor Day are expected to remain high.
New research finds drivers should not rely too heavily on in-dash fuel economy displays.
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s new American Driving Survey (2020) provides compelling month-by-month data detailing the drastic drop in U.S. road travel during COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, such as stay-at-home orders.
AAA Washington, Partners Release “Slow Down. Move Over” Public Service Announcement Following Tow Truck Technician Injuries and a Death
On the eve of what is predicted to be the busiest Independence Day Holiday ever for road trips, AAA Washington — in partnership with Clark County Fire District 6 and Chappelle’s Towing, LLC. — released a Public Service Announcement (PSA) asking drivers to follow Washington’s “Slow Down, Move Over” law.
With temperatures soaring across Washington and North Idaho, AAA reminds drivers not to leave children or pets in a vehicle, even for a short amount of time.