An estimated 84 million Americans will flock to tree lots across the country this year in search of the perfect Christmas tree. While finding just the right one may seem like the hard part – getting it home safely is where the real challenge begins.
New research from AAA reveals that automatic emergency braking systems with pedestrian detection perform inconsistently, and proved to be completely ineffective at night. An alarming result, considering 75% of pedestrian fatalities occur after dark.
AAA is advising North Dakota motorists heading to -- or traveling through -- Minnesota of a new law which went into effect today. With the enactment of the new “hands-free” cell phone law, Minnesota joins 19 other states in an effort to prevent deadly distracted driving crashes by banning the use of hand held cell phones when operating a motor vehicle.
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