23 May 2018

American Trust in Autonomous Vehicles Slips

Following high-profile incidents involving autonomous vehicle technologies, a new report from AAA’s multi-year tracking study indicates consumer trust in these vehicles has quickly eroded. In the latest study, three-quarters (73 percent) of American drivers report they would be too afraid to ride in a fully self-driving vehicle, up significantly from 63 percent in late 2017.
20 March 2018

Travelers Flocking to Cruise Ships

Cruise lines are sailing into what could become a historic year for the industry. A record-setting 26 million people worldwide are forecast to take a cruise this year – an increase of 3 percent from 2017, according to analysts at CruiseMarketWatch.com.
16 March 2018

Move Over Baby Boomers, Millennials Embrace Family Travel

Led by Millennials, some 88 million Americans plan to take family vacations this year. According to the latest research from AAA Travel, 44 percent of millennials are planning a family getaway, more than members of Generation X (39 percent) or baby boomers (32 percent).
 
08 February 2018

Drowsy Driving: Don’t Be Asleep at the Wheel

The most in-depth drowsy driving research ever conducted in the U.S. using footage of everyday drivers found that the percentage of crashes involving drowsiness is nearly eight times higher than federal estimates indicate, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The difficulty in detecting drowsiness following a crash makes drowsy driving one of the most underreported traffic safety issues.
 
12 December 2017

Premium Gas Not Always Worth the Extra Cost

Do you buy premium gasoline when you don't need to? Some motorists think they are doing their car a favor, but AAA released new research that shows paying-up for premium may not be worth the extra money. While some vehicles are designed to run on and require premium octane gasoline, others simply recommend it. So AAA set out to determine the effects of using premium gasoline in vehicles that recommend it, and whether the benefits in fuel economy and horsepower are worth the higher price at the pump.
 
26 August 2008

AAA Warns Motorists Traveling Abroad to Avoid Online Driver License Scams

AAA is urging U.S. residents who plan to drive while traveling abroad to avoid purchasing fraudulent International Driving Permits (IDP), especially over the Internet.