A strong economy and weaker gas prices should help boost travel numbers this Memorial Day holiday weekend. The Auto Club Group forecasts the strongest kick-off to the summer travel season since 2005, and the second-largest travel volume on record – dating back to 2000.
New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety studied the primary reasons why older drivers hang up their keys, and what seniors can do to extend their time behind the wheel.
According to a recent AAA Travel survey, two-thirds of leisure travelers (64 percent) plan to take vacations this summer.
Nearly 100 million Americans – 4 in 10 U.S. adults – are planning to take a family vacation in 2019. That’s slightly more than last year, according to a recent AAA Travel survey.
Florida gas prices have held steady for the past week, but prices at the pump may increase this week. Crude oil and wholesale gasoline prices rose last week, following another round of declining fuel supplies.
Last week, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded jumped an average of 14 cents in three days. In total, the state average increased by 25 cents in 10 days.
Millions of Americans will be huddled around their televisions for the big game this weekend, but it’s before and after Super Bowl watch parties that can be dangerous and deadly for motorists.
Gas prices are back on the rise, now that the oil market is regaining strength.
AAA– Gas prices in Florida are declining again, after rising an average of 3 cents last week. On Sunday, gas prices averaged $2.30 per gallon, which is only 1.5 cents more than this time a week ago.
A record-setting 5.9 million Floridians will travel 50 miles or more for the final holidays of the year – the most since AAA began tracking holiday travel in 2001.
With the Holiday season in full swing, making sure they have selected the proper insurance coverage is probably the last thing on the minds of many consumers.
The discount at the pump is beginning to slow down in some southern states. Gas prices in Florida declined fractions of a penny on Sunday, after declining 1-2 cents a day for the past seven weeks.
Gas prices in Florida averaged $2.34 per gallon on Sunday – the lowest daily price since August 2017 ($2.32).
With the number of Thanksgiving travelers expected to hit a 13-year high, including more than 48 million people who plan to travel by car, AAA and Budweiser have teamed up to offer a free service that promotes safe holiday driving.
dvanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) have become a major concern for American motorists who have been involved in a minor collision.
Gas prices in Florida jumped 10 cents last week and Sunday’s state average of $2.82 per gallon is the highest daily average since August.
More and more, drivers are recognizing the value in having vehicles with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) like blind spot monitoring systems, forward collision warning, and lane keeping assist.
As part of Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 23-29, AAA and other safety organizations are encouraging parents to take the time to ensure their children are in the correct seat for their age and size when riding in the car.
Hurricane Florence had little to no effect on prices at the pump last week.
From the unofficial end of summer to one of the first weekends of college football, Labor Day brings plenty of reasons to celebrate. Unfortunately, the holiday weekend’s festivities can also create more danger on the roadways.