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When It’s Time for Kids to Get Their Own Insurance
May 01, 2017. AAA Staff
Here are some considerations to weigh when it’s time to leave the familial coverage nest.
The Science of Motion Sickness
May 01, 2017. Christina Elston
Travel means moving, but when we’re not moving under our own power, about 30 percent of us experience motion sickness. “Any kind of conveyance makes people sick,” said Millard Reschke, chief of neuroscience at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Reschke has been studying the phenomenon for about 40 years, and with good reason: Around…
Touring Tuscany the Italian Way
May 01, 2017. Alex Lobrano
“I’ve dreamed of visiting Tuscany for years,” wrote Sheila, one of my oldest friends, from Sydney, Australia. “I know you’re busy, but it would be wonderful if you could meet me there, because then we could have a real catch-up that goes deeper than just a dinner – and I selfishly want to take advantage…
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 The Car Coach Lauren Fix, a nationally recognized automotive expert. Because April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Your AAA caught up with Shelby, who has…
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…
Should I Drop My Collision Coverage?
March 08, 2017. AAA Staff
Should I ever consider dropping collision coverage from my auto insurance?
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 seat expert Karen Blackburn. Choose the right seat You should get a seat that fits your child and your car. Check the manufacturer’s height and…
Snow and Ice Removal Cheat Sheet
January 21, 2017. Roberto Cruz
Before work, every minute counts. Here’s some advice on how to get snow and ice off your car in a hurry. Make or buy a de-icer spray and use it on the windshield, side windows and mirrors to kick ice clearing into high gear. Use de-icer on the wiper blades and pull them off the glass…
Online Car-Buying 101
January 15, 2017. Roberto Cruz
Shopping for a used cars online is easier than ever. Here are some tips for buying used on the internet courtesy of AAA Car Doctor John Paul.