Tag: AAA history

Roadside Services

How Roadside Assistance Was Born

June 06, 2020. Jerry Ascierto

AAA kick-started its roadside assistance service back in April 1915, when five motorcyclists working for the Automobile Club of St. Louis founded the “First Aid Corps.”

AAA & National Park Vacations

The Road to the National Parks

January 13, 2020. Andrew Sheldon

AAA helped create the Park-to-Park Highway, which connected the country’s 12 western National Parks.

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The Nation’s First Road Maps, Courtesy of AAA

December 26, 2019. Jerry Ascierto

AAA produced its first map in 1905, a hand-drawn route on linen, depicting roads in Staten Island, N.Y. The rest is history.

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Film Celebrates AAA Founder’s Amazing Exploits

October 11, 2019. AAA Staff

Adventurer. Daredevil. Auto and Aviation pioneer. Broadway Actor: AAA founder Augustus Post led a life tailor made for the movies.