Department: Auto Safety

Cars & Trucks

Rush-Hour Headache Relief

April 16, 2018. Roberto Cruz

Driving during rush-hour can be incredibly stressful and frustrating. Use these tips to make your gridlocked commute a little safer.

Cars & Trucks

New AAA Senior Driving Study Coming Down the Pike

February 14, 2018. Roberto Cruz

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety will soon release new information on the driving habits of older drivers. The research is the second phase of the foundation’s groundbreaking senior driver…

Cars & Trucks

Exploring the Impact of Impaired Driving

January 15, 2018. AAA Staff

As New Jersey prepares for a future with legalized recreational marijuana, AAA is exploring the impact it will have on our roadways, taking a proactive approach to marijuana-impaired driving and…

Cars & Trucks

ADA: Driving Under the Influence Like ‘Vehicular Roulette’

January 15, 2018. Roberto Cruz

When Martin Heidgen of Valley Stream, N.Y., drove drunk on July 2, 2005, he crashed his Chevrolet pickup into a limousine at highway speeds, killing 59-year-old Stan Rabinowitz and 7-year-old…

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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.

Cars & Trucks & Health & Fitness

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…

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Tips on How to Use a Roundabout

June 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Some drivers hate roundabouts. But a circular intersection benefits drivers in many ways. It reduces traffic congestion and lessens the types of crashes that kill or injure people by about…

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Top Teen Driving Tips from a Teen Expert

April 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Four years ago, Shelby Fix, The Car Coach 2.0, lost a friend in a car crash that involved texting while driving. “It really hit home,” said Shelby, the daughter of…

Cars & Trucks

Choosing the Right Car Seat

February 08, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Keeping your little loved ones safe when you drive is a year-round responsibility. Having a high-quality car seat will help ensure that happens. Here’s some advice from AAA Northeast car…