About the Author

Jerry Ascierto

Jerry Ascierto

Jerry Ascierto leads the digital and print publications for AAA Northeast. An award-winning journalist, Jerry has worked in publishing for more than 21 years. He studied literature at SUNY Purchase and received a master's degree in English from SUNY Albany.


Articles by Jerry Ascierto

How Roadside Assistance Was Born

How Roadside Assistance Was Born

AAA kick-started its roadside assistance service back in April 1915, when five motorcyclists working for the Automobile Club of St. Louis founded the “First Aid Corps.”