Tag: bicycle

River Cruises

River Cruises in France Can Be Fun for the Whole Family

August 13, 2018. AAA Staff

Activities for most ages are available on some river cruises in France.

Cars & Trucks

Research is Key to Autonomous Car Safety

July 17, 2018. John Galvin

I bought my first car, a 1982 Ford Escort, after graduating from college. It had a four-speed manual transmission, AM radio and manual steering and brakes. It got me where I needed to go, but it didn’t drive itself. In 1982, the closest thing to an autonomous vehicle was KITT on the television show “Knight…

AAA

Students Share Winning Traffic Safety Messages

June 15, 2018. AAA Staff

More than 3,000 students did their part to help protect cyclists, pedestrians, drivers and passengers through AAA Northeast’s 2018 Traffic Safety Poster and Video Contest. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island submitted entries. Their creations touched on pedestrian, bicycle and school bus safety, distracted driving, child passenger…

Road Trips

Five Northeast Road Trips for a Fantastic Fourth of July

May 22, 2018. Dana Hammond

The Fourth of July is a birthday bash for America that everyone’s invited to attend, and some Northeast communities go all out in the name of freedom.

Health & Fitness

A Head-to-Toe Guide for Your Warm-Weather Well-Being

May 14, 2018. AAA Staff

You need to protect yourself from head to toe if you want to make the most of the year’s longest and warmest days. Here’s a quick primer.

Cars & Trucks

Behind the Wheel of the 2018 VW Golf

March 12, 2018. John Paul

The Golf is the car that started the “hot hatch” trend of fun-to-drive, peppy, great-handling hatchbacks. Based on AAA’s review, the latest version may be the best yet.

River Cruises & Travel

Younger Travelers Take to Cruising

February 14, 2018. AAA Staff

Millennials are sailing more. Recent industry surveys found that 85 percent of people between ages 18 and 34 have more interest in cruise travel – particularly in small ship and river cruising – compared to one year ago, and they are cruising more often than Gen Xers (35-50) or baby boomers (50-68), too. Cruise lines…

Cars & Trucks

AAA Honors Individuals, Communities and Partners for Traffic Safety Measures in New York

December 18, 2017. AAA Staff

AAA Northeast held its 53rd annual Traffic Safety Awards luncheon in Garden City in October, recognizing individuals, organizations and communities for efforts to bolster traffic safety in New York. Marjorie Marciano, retired executive director of safety education and outreach for the New York City Department of Transportation, received an individual award for outstanding achievement in…

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 48 percent 50 years earlier, according to the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. Time, convenience, distance, weather and safety were barriers to walking or…