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  • Roadside Breakdowns Preventable with Proper Maintenance, Finds AAA - ORLANDO, FL (October 8, 2015) – A new analysis of AAA roadside assistance data reveals that millions of roadside breakdowns each year could be prevented with basic vehicle maintenance.  Despite this, a recent AAA survey found that 35 percent of Americans have skipped or delayed service or repairs that were recommended by a mechanic or specified […]
  • AAA Travel Names Top International Destinations - ORLANDO, FL (September 30, 2015) – Whether travelers are planning an off-season trip this fall, a memorable holiday getaway, or a dream summer vacation, now is an ideal time to plan an international vacation, according to the experts at AAA Travel. In addition to warm-weather destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean, European cities top AAA’s […]
  • One-Third of Child Pedestrian Fatalities Occur During After-School Hours - MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 31, 2015) — As 55 million children across the country begin heading back to school, AAA urges motorists to slow down and stay alert in neighborhoods and school zones, and to be especially vigilant for pedestrians during before- and after-school hours. The afternoon hours are particularly dangerous for walking children – over the […]
  • Giving Up the Keys Equals Increased Risk of Health Problems in Older Adults -   MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 23, 2015) – Older adults who have stopped driving are almost two times more likely to suffer from depression and nearly five times as likely to enter a long-term care facility than those who remain behind the wheel, according to a new report released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety […]