14 August 2019

University-Bound Troy Athens Grad Earns AAA Student Safety Patrol Scholarship

Madeline (Maddie) Purvis will start her first year of college with a $2,500 scholarship earned as part of the 25th annual AAA Michigan School Safety Patrol Scholarship Program. 

17 July 2019

AAA Offers Safety Tips as Heatwave Hits Michigan

With forecasts predicting temperatures in the high 90s  and heat indices in the 100s, AAA offers safety tips to help motorists keep their children, pets and vehicles safe during what is expected to be the hottest weather so far this summer season.

16 July 2019

AAA: Vehicle Escape Tools Are a Lifesaver - In the Right Situation

New research from AAA reveals that most vehicle escape tools, intended to quickly aid passengers trapped in a car following an accident, will break tempered side windows, but none were able to penetrate laminated glass.

19 June 2019

AAA: Many Drivers Underestimate the Dangers or Marijuana Impairment

As experts predict Michigan’s legal marijuana market sales to outpace Colorado’swhen its first recreational dispensaries open early next year, a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals some alarming statistics on drivers’ perceptions of the dangers of driving high.

30 May 2019

AAA Reveals Key Deadly Behaviors for Teen Drivers as "100 Deadliest Days" Begin

Over the past five years, nearly 3,500 people have been killed in crashes involving teen drivers during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, when the number of crash fatalities involving a teen driver historically rise.

25 April 2019

Regular Exercise and Stretching Can Help Older Drivers Keep the Keys Longer

New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that increased fatigue and poor physical functioning are leading factors that can result in older adults limiting their driving.