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Home for the Holidays: Tips for a Season That’s Merry and Bright

November 14, 2017. AAA Staff

Holiday decor ideas, online shopping tips, and healthy and affordable recipes. Plus, how AAA can help you save this holiday season.

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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…

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10 Ways to Avoid College Weight Gain

July 31, 2017. AAA Staff

It’s common to put on a few pounds when you first start college. Follow these tips to avoid the dreaded freshman 15.

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10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Parent-Teacher Conference

July 31, 2017. Christina Elston

The parent-teacher conference is a rare opportunity to sit down for one-on-one time with your child’s teacher. They are a chance for a two-way discussion of your child’s progress that goes far beyond test scores and report cards. They also offer an opportunity to establish a partnership with the teacher so that you can work…

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Tips on How to Use a Roundabout

June 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Some drivers hate roundabouts. But a circular intersection benefits drivers in many ways. It reduces traffic congestion and lessens the types of crashes that kill or injure people by about 80 percent, according to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Of course, all that goes out the window if you don’t know…

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Curb Appeal Tips to Help You Sell Your Home

May 01, 2017. AAA Staff

Summer is a hot season for home sales. In fact, after a slight dip in May, home sales tend to climb well above the annual average in June and July, according to Trulia real estate listings. Curb appeal is always important, perhaps more so in summer when snow can’t hide patchy lawns and untrimmed hedges….

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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…

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Ready Your Motorcycle for the Road

April 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

The do’s and don’ts of preparing your motorcycle for the open road.

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Foods That Punch up Immunity

April 01, 2017. Christina Elston

A sturdy immune system is important for warding off the barrage of viruses and bacteria that we face everyday. To keep yours in top shape, go with your gut.

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Beat Back Jet Lag

March 08, 2017. AAA Staff

Whether you’re traveling for fun or to get stuff done, a change in time zones and schedules can make it challenging to keep up your energy level. The following tips can help. Getting a good night’s sleep is an obvious start. Deploy those hotel blackout curtains – and try a technology blackout as well –…