Mechanics Pick the Best Car Tools and Accessories
October 11, 2021. Andrew Sheldon
AAA automotive experts list the tools of the trade every driver should have at home.
The Rise and Fall of Car Hood Ornaments
September 08, 2021. Nicole Wakelin
What ever happened to car hood ornaments? Learn how the shiny auto adornments went from popular to obsolete.
5 Questions With … Antoinette Holford
September 07, 2021. AAA Staff
Antoinette Holford started her AAA journey in Florida, working as a quality analyst (QA) at a local call center there. She enjoyed the role so much that when she decided to move to the Providence area a few years ago, she was hired on as a QA in automotive services here too. Antoinette changed roles…
Why Do Different Countries Drive on Different Sides of the Road?
August 17, 2021. Andrew Sheldon
Ancient civilizations, the French Revolution, freight wagons and the Model T all played a role in influencing what side of the road the world drives on.
Why Aren’t More People Buying Electric Cars?
August 11, 2021. Andrew Sheldon
The idea of owning an electric vehicle is gaining traction but significant concerns are preventing consumers from becoming converts.
STOP for Stop Sign History
August 05, 2021. Andrew Sheldon
It may may seem simple enough, but stop sign history shows a lot of work went into its red octagonal design.
New York Overtakes Los Angeles as City With the Most Traffic
July 01, 2021. Andrew Sheldon
New York City drivers spent an average of 56 hours in traffic in 2020, the most in the country. Boston was second.
Ask a Mechanic: How Long Do Car Brakes Last?
June 08, 2021. Andrew Sheldon
They’re the most important vehicle safety feature, but are your brakes in good shape? We spoke to a mechanic to learn more about car brakes.
The History of the Car Horn
May 27, 2021. Andrew Sheldon
“Ahooga,” Mark Twain, oscillating diaphragms and the unique backstory of car horns.
The History of Car Keys
April 30, 2021. Andrew Sheldon
For decades, mechanical car keys used to start an automobile were standard. Now those jagged pieces of metal are nearly extinct. The history of car keys has a story to tell.