The No. 1 Safety Risk to Children is Car Crashes, Only 1 in 5 Parents Gets a Car Seat Installation Check
As National Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 19-25) approaches, AAA Washington and the NSC share new research that sheds light on what parents and caregivers know about car seat installation and use.
AAA: Time for a Traffic Safety Refresher as Schools Return to In-Person Classes
As the 2021-22 school year gets underway, AAA reminds drivers that this long-awaited return to in-person learning also marks the return of traffic safety rules most haven’t considered for nearly 18 months.
Sticker Shock: Owning a New Vehicle Costs Nearly $10,000 Annually
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.
Traveling Soon? AAA Offers Tips for End of Summer Travel and Beyond
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.
AAA: “Miles-to-Empty” Warning Fuels When Drivers Decide to Fill Up
New research finds drivers should not rely too heavily on in-dash fuel economy displays.
Pandemic Pause: Americans Nearly Cut Driving in Half During Start of COVID Crisis
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.