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.
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.
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.
More than 47.7 million Americans, 1.08 million-plus from Washington, will take to the nation’s roadways and skies this Independence Day (July 1–5), as travel volumes are expected to nearly fully recover to pre-pandemic levels.
Batches of personal insurance policy renewal letters, the first sent since the Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) enacted a rule to ban insurance companies from using credit information to set rates, are now arriving in mailboxes and email inboxes around Washington with some shocking news.