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John Galvin

Articles by John Galvin

Teen Traffic Safety Tactics

Anyone who’s been through it knows it’s a time of transition for both parents and kids. While a driver’s license offers a new freedom to teens, it can also be a source of concern for parents.

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Share the Open Road With AAA

There are a multitude of ways to explore the world, but I’m still fond the good old-fashioned road trip.

Unleash the Power of Your AAA Membership

At AAA, we’re dedicated to helping you on the road – and off. With your AAA membership, you can unlock thousands of discounts on everyday purchases. Whether you’re taking the

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You Have a Friend in AAA

As I think about the new year, one word keeps coming to mind: community. We talk a lot about community here at AAA Northeast, as we believe it means more than people living

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To a New Year and New Beginnings

As we approach the end of the year at AAA Northeast, we also approach the end of an era. For the last several years, we’ve mailed you the Your AAA

Satisfy Your Wanderlust With AAA

For many of us, the idea of getting away is often put on hold for other things. According to Project: Time Off, 52 percent of Americans had unused vacation time

Prepare Your Car for Winter Weather

None of us want, or ever expect, breakdowns on the side of the highway, dead batteries in driveways or blown tires in parking lots. It seems these things happen at

Developing Lifelong Safe Drivers Starts With You – and AAA

As a parent of three grown children, I still remember when each of them got a driver’s license. I was happy for them and knew how excited they were about this new level of independence. I also felt the fear of letting them behind the wheel on their own.

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Research is Key to Autonomous Car Safety

I bought my first car, a 1982 Ford Escort, after graduating from college. It had a four-speed manual transmission, AM radio and manual steering and brakes. It got me where

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Put the Brakes on Distracted Driving

Summer is finally here in the Northeast, and many of us will be jumping in the car and taking road trips near and far. During this time, you’re bound to