08 August 2008

AAA Urges Motorists To Slow Down, Stay Alert As Kids Head Back To School

Fifty-six million children across the country begin heading back to school this month, and AAA is urging motorists to slow down and stay alert in neighborhoods and school zones with its 75th annual

School’s Open—Drive Carefully


29 May 2008

Teen Driver Crashes Cost $34 Billion Annually, Says AAA

A first-ever analysis from AAA finds that crashes involving teen drivers ages 15 to 17 cost American society more than $34 billion annually in medical expenses, lost work, property damage, quality of life loss and other related costs in 2006.

05 May 2008

St. Clair Tech Center Students Are Michigan's Best Young Auto Technicians

Alex Super of St. Clair and Bob McClain of Ruby, seniors at St. Clair Tech Center, took first place in the Michigan state final of the 15th annual Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition, held today at the Macomb Community College Expo Center in Warren.

13 March 2008

AAA Michigan Celebrates 15 Years Of 'Jaws of Life' Grant Awards

For the past 15 years, AAA Michigan has been quietly donating funds for ‘Jaws of Life’ hydraulic lifesaving equipment to the communities that need it most. To date, 55 grants totaling $835,000 have been provided throughout Michigan.

17 October 2007

Michigan Senate Committee Votes In Favor Of 'Opt-Out' Option For State's Helmet Law

A State Senate committee passed legislation today (October 17) that would enable motorcyclists to ride without their helmets on Michigan roads. In their latest bid to rid riders of their helmets, special interest groups in Lansing have proposed an ‘opt-out’ solution. For a $100 fee, motorcyclists can buy their way out of a helmet.

28 September 2007

October Is 'Michigan Car-Deer Crash Safety Awareness Month'

With the arrival of fall, motorists should be more aware of deer while traveling on Michigan roadways. October and November are two of the most dangerous months in Michigan for car-deer crashes.

10 July 2007

Survey Shows Teens' Risky Driving Behaviors Include Text Messaging

An alarmingly high number of teen drivers are engaging in some very risky behavior while they are driving, including sending and reading text messages according to new research by AAA and Seventeen magazine.

29 January 2007

Ad Council Launches New Campaign To Prevent Youth Reckless Driving

UR the Spokesperson campaign empowers teens to ‘Speak Up’

27 September 2006

AAA Michigan Offers Free Winter Car Care Inspections

Michigan motorists can’t avoid winter – it’s right around the corner – but they can act now to help ease its effects on their vehicles with a free Winter Car Care maintenance inspection at participating AAA Approved Auto Repair (AAR) facilities statewide.