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Cars & Trucks

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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Cars & Trucks

What’s in a (Car) Name?

July 01, 2017. Nick Tavares

Automobile brand names have some funky histories, and many borrow from other languages. Check out the roots of these company titles and drop some linguistic trivia on your next road trip. Volvo This luxury brand opted for a Latin name, one that perfectly describes a car’s purpose. Rooted in the verb volvere, Volvo translates to…

European Tours

Travel Europe by River Cruise, Train or Car

June 01, 2017. AAA Staff

Backpacking is probably one of the most creative ways to see Europe, but it’s not the only way to explore the continent off-the-beaten path. Consider these modes of travel if you’re looking for a different perspective of Europe. River Cruising It’s easy to see why river cruising’s popularity is on the rise. Guests on these…

Auto Insurance

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.

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Air Travel

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…

European Tours

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…

Cars & Trucks

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…

Cars & Trucks

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…

Auto Insurance

Should I Drop My Collision Coverage?

March 08, 2017. AAA Staff

Should I ever consider dropping collision coverage from my auto insurance?

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 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…