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Cars & Trucks

Coming in 2022: Automatic Braking

March 08, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Last year, 20 automakers pledged that automatic emergency braking systems would become a standard feature on 99 percent of vehicles in the U.S. car market by 2022. Here’s a closer look at how these systems work and what it means for drivers. What is it? Also known as forward collision mitigation, automatic braking systems are…

Travel

Discover the Emerald Isle: Visit These Regions in Ireland

March 08, 2017. Jill Fergus

If you’re looking for a destination to put on your 2017 wish list, consider Ireland. Researching your ancestry, discovering the country’s rich history – who doesn’t love castles? – and taking in the legendary landscapes are just a few reasons to visit. And there are numerous ways to experience the country, from an escorted tour…

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Air Travel

Beat Back Jet Lag

March 08, 2017. AAA Staff

Whether you’re traveling for fun or to get stuff done, a change in time zones and schedules can make it challenging to keep up your energy level. The following tips can help. Getting a good night’s sleep is an obvious start. Deploy those hotel blackout curtains – and try a technology blackout as well –…

Day Trips

Hoof to It This Spring on the Best Hikes in the Northeast

March 08, 2017. Dana Laverty

Need to stretch your legs after that long winter? Lace up your hiking boots and check out some of the best hikes in the Northeast. Easy Alley Pond Park Queens, New York  The second-largest park in Queens has several trails that wind through forest, and along ponds and a salt marsh. Saunter on the Tulip…

Home

Small Home Projects, Big Value

March 08, 2017. Nick Tavares

Minor projects create major value inside your home. A coat of paint, a weekend DIY project or a quick visit from a professional can make a difference in your dojo. To up your home’s value and appeal, check out these easy home projects. Consider seeking professional services and advice for the best possible results. Update…

Cars & Trucks

Score a Great Deal on Your Next Car

March 08, 2017. AAA Staff

Buying a car can be exciting, but stressful. Getting a good price will lessen the latter. John Paul, AAA’s Car Doctor, has the following advice to help you get a fair deal on your next purchase. Research the market. The internet is loaded with resources for researching vehicle prices. Websites such as www.nadaguides.com provide price…

Travel

Kicking It Low-Key in Canada

March 08, 2017. Jill Fergus

Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday throughout 2017 with special celebrations and events, so there’s never been a better time to head north of the border. While perennial favorites Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City are definitely worth visiting, here are a few lesser-known Canadian destinations to discover. Niagara-on-the-Lake This charming Victorian town in Ontario is…

Auto Insurance

Should I Drop My Collision Coverage?

March 08, 2017. AAA Staff

Should I ever consider dropping collision coverage from my auto insurance?

Cars & Trucks

Dr. Travis Stork’s Nissan Pathfinder

February 08, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Host of the Emmy Award-winning talk show “The Doctors,” Dr. Travis Stork is a board-certified emergency medicine physician passionate about helping others achieve healthier lifestyles. In addition to appearing on season eight of “The Bachelor,” he’s also the New York Times best-selling author of “The Doctor’s Diet” and “The Doctor Is In: A 7-Step Prescription…

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Winter Book Recommendations to Warm up Your Bookshelf

February 08, 2017. Dana Laverty

Winter has its drawbacks. Snow, for one. Cold, too. The wind isn’t a whole lot of fun, either. Come to think of it, the only things I really like about winter are 1) Christmas, 2) the availability of blood oranges and 3) curling up on the couch with a good book and a cat on…