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  • Teen-Driver Involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day During 100 Deadliest Days -  AAA: Teen-Driver Involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day During 100 Deadliest Days Deadly Teen Crashes Jump 14 Percent; Speed and Nighttime Driving are Major Factors   MINNEAPOLIS (May 30, 2018) –More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day […]
  • Nearly 42 Million Americans Will Kick Off Summer with a Memorial Day Getaway – The Most in More Than a Dozen Years - AAA: Nearly 42 Million Americans Will Kick Off Summer with a Memorial Day Getaway — The Most in More Than a Dozen Years — INRIX predicts travel delays on major roads could be more than three times longer than normal over the holiday week   MINNEAPOLIS (May 16, 2018) – Memorial Day marks the unofficial […]
  • American Vacation Usage at Highest Point in Seven Years - STUDY: AMERICAN VACATION USAGE AT HIGHEST POINT IN SEVEN YEARS Nearly Nine in Ten Americans Say They Haven’t Seen Enough of the U.S.   MINNEAPOLIS (May 8, 2018) – American workers took an average of 17.2 days of vacation in 2017, according to new research from Project: Time Off, jumping up nearly a half-day (.4 […]
  • Hit-and-Run Deaths Hit Record High, but Minnesota Ranks as the Third Lowest - Hit-and-Run Deaths Hit Record High, but Minnesota Ranks as the Third Lowest  New AAA Foundation study finds hit-and-run crashes killed more than 2,000 people in 2016   MINNEAPOLIS (April 26, 2018) – More than one hit-and-run crash occurs every minute on U.S. roads, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.  The […]
  • Distraction Tops Driver’s List of Growing Dangers on the Road - Media Contact: Madisun VanGundy, (952) 927-2531, mvangundy@aaaminneapolis.com   Distraction Tops Driver’s List of Growing Dangers on the Road New research shows 88 percent of drivers believe distracted driving is on the rise   MINNEAPOLIS (April 5th, 2018) ― Distracted driving tops driver’s list of growing dangers on the road, according to a new survey from […]
  • AAA Calls for Caution as Kids Head Back to School - MINNEAPOLIS (August 23, 2016) – 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 last decade, nearly one-third of child pedestrian fatalities occurred between 3 and […]
  • Celebrate the Fourth Legally and without Liability Concerns - MINNEAPOLIS (June 29, 2016) – While a good host wants to make sure all their guests have plenty to eat, drink, and do, it’s also important to protect themselves from liability and follow the law. The AAA Minneapolis Insurance Agency has shared the following tips for hosts to consider when hosting during the Fourth of […]
  • Memorial Day Forecast: “The Great American Road Trip is Back” - MINNEAPOLIS (May 25, 2016) – AAA projects more than 38 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend. Spurred by the lowest gas prices in more than a decade, about 700,000 more people will travel compared to last year. The Memorial Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, May 26 to Monday, May 30. […]
  • New Footage Released: AAA Service Providers Face Danger on Routine Calls - MINNEAPOLIS (May 9, 2016) – AAA Minneapolis has released new footage of its roadside service providers working to help those who are stuck on the side of the road while dangerous traffic zooms by in close proximity. PSAs highlighting the footage have been released. For raw footage requests, please email SCaprioli@AAAMinneapolis.com.   “Though the law […]
  • AAA Mpls Partners with Crayola Experience, Opening May 26th - ST. LOUIS PARK (March 29, 2016) – AAA Minneapolis has partnered with Crayola Experience for exclusive member discounts for the soon-to-be-opened family fun destination. Crayola Experience is set to open at the Mall of America on May 26th. AAA Minneapolis members will receive almost 25% off of the general admission price ($6 off of regular […]