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Cars & Trucks

The Summer of Safety Is Here

May 29, 2024. Andrew Sheldon

With summer comes an increased risk to teenagers on the roadways. Here’s how you can help keep them safe.

AAA

AAA Driving Instructors Share Tips for Young Drivers

March 22, 2024. Andrew Sheldon

Seven AAA driving instructors give their best advice for teen drivers, plus share a few interesting tales from the road.

Auto Insurance

Insurance When Buying a New Car: What to Know

February 10, 2023. Marisa Perjatel

When buying insurance for a new car, there are a few things you should know beforehand.

Auto Insurance

The Complete Guide to Car Insurance for Teens

October 14, 2022. Vanessa Young

What to know about insurance when your teen is ready to get behind the wheel.

Auto Insurance

Steps to Avoid an Auto Insurance Premium Increase

October 05, 2021. AAA Staff

Hikes in insurance expenses are to be expected, but they don’t need to be painful. Here are a few tips for avoiding or limiting an auto insurance premium increase.

Auto Insurance

What to Know About Teen Auto Insurance

August 06, 2021. AAA Staff

Learn how parents can limit increases related to teen auto insurance.

Auto Insurance

Understanding a Car Insurance Policy

July 28, 2021. AAA Staff

Do you know everything about your car insurance policy? Learning the basics can help keep your costs in check.

Cars & Trucks

Tips for Choosing Your Kid’s First Car

April 15, 2021. Nicole Wakelin

How to find the safest, sturdiest and most practical car for your new driver.

Auto Insurance

5 Things Your Insurance Agent Wishes You Knew

October 30, 2020. Rebecca Melnitsky

Working with your insurance agent helps to ensure the best prices and protection.

Technology

Teen Driver Technology That Can Help Young Drivers Stay Safe

September 01, 2019. Ashley Richardson

Several automakers are introducing technologies to improve the safety of new drivers.

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Teen Traffic Safety Tactics

June 11, 2019. John Galvin

Anyone who’s been through it knows it’s a time of transition for both parents and kids. While a driver’s license offers a new freedom to teens, it can also be a source of concern for parents.

AAA

Developing Lifelong Safe Drivers Starts With You – and AAA

August 15, 2018. John Galvin

As a parent of three grown children, I still remember when each of them got a driver’s license. I was happy for them and knew how excited they were about this new level of independence. I also felt the fear of letting them behind the wheel on their own.

Auto Insurance

Take Control of Your Car Insurance Rates

July 26, 2018. AAA Staff

Safe driving is one way to keep auto insurance rates down. Learn how else you can potentially limit price hikes.

Auto Insurance

Follow These Tips To Help Keep Teens Safe Behind The Wheel

July 19, 2018. AAA Staff

Teaching your teenager to drive can be intimidating, especially if it’s your first time. Follow these tips to ease your anxiety. They’re from Keys2Drive – the AAA Guide to Teen Driver Safety. Practice, practice, practice. Plan for as much supervised practice driving as possible. It’s the key to helping your teen develop safe habits. AAA…

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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…

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Cars & Trucks

AAA Leads Teen Driving Safety Efforts

February 21, 2018. John Galvin

Helping teens learn to drive safely is one of the most important missions we have at AAA. Why? Because motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the U.S. At AAA, our commitment to helping teens drive safely dates to the 1940s. That was the start of our successful driver training…

Cars & Trucks

ADA: Driving Under the Influence Like ‘Vehicular Roulette’

January 15, 2018. Roberto Cruz

When Martin Heidgen of Valley Stream, N.Y., drove drunk on July 2, 2005, he crashed his Chevrolet pickup into a limousine at highway speeds, killing 59-year-old Stan Rabinowitz and 7-year-old Katie Flynn. “When you drive under the influence, you are playing vehicular roulette,” said Maureen McCormick, chief of vehicular crimes at the Nassau County District…

Technology

What’s Trending: Exciting New Technology for Travel, Cars and More

December 29, 2017. AAA Staff

Technology gets cooler and more advanced each and every day. Get the scoop on the latest high-tech accessories for travel, cars and your home.

Cars & Trucks

From the President’s Desk: Pave the Way for Teen Driver Safety

July 14, 2017. Mark Shaw

Traffic crash statistics obscure the fact that behind every crash, behind every death, is a person. Not just that one person, but his or her family, co-workers and friends. We have watched with growing alarm the spike in traffic deaths around the country, knowing that behind those 40,000 yearly fatalities are thousands more whose lives…