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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

September 01, 2017. AAA Staff

There are pickup trucks and then there are pickup trucks. The 2017 Toyota Tundra is a big and brawny truck with a surprisingly luxurious side. With a starting price of $30,120, this full-size pickup looks and feels as if it could eat smaller ones for breakfast, especially in its four-wheel drive, longer configurations. As with…

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Sterling K. Brown’s 2001 Honda Accord

September 01, 2017. AAA Staff

“This Is Us” star Sterling K. Brown reminisces about his first car.

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Slow Down: Lives Are on the Line

August 01, 2017. AAA Staff

Slow down, move over laws vary slightly by state. Learn about your state’s specific law and keep emergency responders safe at the roadside.

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Cars & Trucks & Life

Deion Sanders’ 1974 Toyota Celica

July 31, 2017. Roberto Cruz

One of the best cornerbacks in NFL history, Pro Football Hall of Famer “Prime Time” Deion Sanders has become one of the most electrifying personalities on television. When he’s not on TV as a football analyst, Sanders partners with Stand Together, a nonprofit that helps individuals in Dallas escape poverty, and Prime 5, an initiative…

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Safety Tips for Kids Who Walk or Bike to School

July 31, 2017. AAA Staff

Today’s students aren’t biking or walking to school like they used to. Just 13 percent of students ages 5 to 14 walked or biked to class in 2009 compared with 48 percent 50 years earlier, according to the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. Time, convenience, distance, weather and safety were barriers to walking or…

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Test Drive: 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid

July 27, 2017. AAA Staff

For 2017, the Kia Optima offers a model for just about every taste. It’s available as a gas model, a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid, each with a variety of trim levels to suit any desire, from sporty to luxurious. After receiving refreshed styling for 2016, the gas-only 2017 Kia Optima comes with three engines…

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Is Your Battery Zapped?

July 26, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Car batteries hate extreme temperatures. It’s one reason so many fail in the summer heat. Periodically disconnecting the car battery to clean its terminals with water and baking soda can help extend its life, said AAA’s Car Doctor John Paul. But all automotive batteries will fail eventually. Here are a few signs yours is on…

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Parent-Friendly Features in Cars

July 25, 2017. AAA Staff

It’s a fact of family life: With a growing family often comes the need for a new car. In addition to picking one with high crash-test ratings and plenty of room, there are other car features that will give parents peace of mind on the road. Backup camera Being a parent means you’ll be in…

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From the President’s Desk: Pave the Way for Teen Driver Safety

July 14, 2017. Mark Shaw

Traffic crash statistics obscure the fact that behind every crash, behind every death, is a person. Not just that one person, but his or her family, co-workers and friends. We have watched with growing alarm the spike in traffic deaths around the country, knowing that behind those 40,000 yearly fatalities are thousands more whose lives…

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Test Drive: 2017 Nissan Pathfinder

July 01, 2017. AAA Staff

After 60 years on sale in the U.S., the Nissan Pathfinder is one of the true pioneers in the SUV world. While it may be a “senior” in the segment, the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder is no slow-moving, muumuu-wearing granny. It’s a hot, single grandma whose hobbies include competitive country dancing and backpacking. The Pathfinder received…

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Buying a New Car

Tips and tricks to get you through every step of buying a new car, whatever “new” means to you.

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