Car

AAA Staffsnow, ice, stuck, car, truck, help, roadside assistance
If you are trying to figure out how to get unstuck from snow, these tips and tricks can help you get your car free in no time. Read more 
AAA Staffcar, emergency kit, safety, first aid
Whether you're preparing for your next road trip or the next season, it's a good idea to take inventory of the items in your car emergency kit. Read more 
Kip Doyleauto loan, rate, car, new car, new year
What better way to kick off a brand new chapter than with a new car? At AAA, we understand that a car is a significant investment, and that's why we're here to make your dream a reality with exceptional auto loan options. Read more 
AAA Stafftree, christmas, holiday, transport, car, move, insurance
If not properly secured, a tree can cause vehicle damage such as scratched paint, torn door seals or distorted window frames. Even worse, it could fly off or out of the vehicle and become a danger to other drivers. Read more 
AAA Staffemergency kit, disaster, emergency, prepare, home, car
If disaster strikes, you may only have a few minutes to gather your loved ones and important items before leaving your home. Create an emergency kit that you can easily grab if you have to evacuate. Read more 
Kip Doyle gas mileage, gas prices, saving gas, car, driving
Finding a deal at the pump isn’t the only thing you can do to bring your car fuel bill down.  Read more 
AAA Staffbattery, car, mobile battery service
With the arrival of Car Care Month, there's no better time to focus on one of the most critical components of your vehicle: the battery.  Read more 
Deena Grabowskifall, leaves, car, aaa, battery, Battery Replacement
As the days grow shorter and autumn leaves begin to fall, it’s not only the perfect time to pull out your favorite scarf, but also a great time to make sure your car is ready for the chilly weather that lies ahead. Read more 
Kip Doyleupholstery, carpet, vacuum, car, interior, cleaning
Are you ready to give your ride that “new car” feel? You can add a “new car” air freshener to help with the effect, but that will only get you so car! If you really want your car to feel fresh, you have to maintain your car’s carpet and upholstery.  Read more 
Kip Doylecar, heat, paint, interior, weather, summer
Summer weather is on its way, bringing with it high temperatures and intense sunlight that can damage the exterior and interior of your car. Take these steps to protect your car all summer long. Read more 
AAA Staffhail, ice, winter, car, damage, insurance
Hailstorms often strike with little warning and typically last for about five minutes. Most hailstones are about the size of a pea or marble, but they can get as large as a softball. Hailstones—frozen pellets of rain—can cause major damage to your vehicle and windows. Read more 
Kip Doylebattery, car, summer, heat
Batteries, like tires, have a life expectancy  ̶  typically three to five years in our area. Although all batteries will fail eventually, there are some things that you can do to prolong a battery’s life. Read more 
Staff Writersnow, car, brakes, ice
Twenty four percent of weather-related crashes occur on snowy, slushy, or icy roads. AAA Western and Central New York wants to prepare drivers with winter driving tips to keep everyone safe on the road during this storm.  Read more 
Kip Doylecar, winter, snow, ice, driving
Drivers should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. AAA urges caution while driving in adverse weather. If necessary, stay home.  Read more 
AAA Staffshovel, car, snow, snowstorm, street, road
Freeing your vehicle of snow and ice might seem like a straightforward enough task, but the process contains plenty of pitfalls. Plus, if you do it incorrectly you can damage your car. Here’s how to get the job done correctly. Read more 
AAA Staffkids, children, car, heat, summer, pets, crime
It's back to school season, which means the summer is coming to an end. However, that doesn't mean that hot temperatures, and hot cars, are a thing of the past.  Read more 
Elizabeth Careyaaa news, car, driving, electric vehicle, electric vehicles, shopping
New vehicle shoppers primarily want two things in their next ride – better fuel efficiency and more driver assist safety features. Read more 
Kip Doylecar, air, filter, smell
When it comes to car air purification and the coronavirus, Kelly Blue Book points out that the virus particulates that spread coronavirus are often too small for a car air filter to catch: Read more 
Kip Doylemotorcycle, car, road, drive, safe
It's the dilemma all motorcyclists face: The exchange between the freedom of the open road and the specific safety precautions necessary to operate a motorcycle safely. Read more 
AAA Staffcar, snow, aaa, ice, dig out, shovel
Even the most experienced drivers can get themselves stuck in the snow. Nobody wants to rough it in the snow to free a car, but you can minimize your efforts and save your energy by taking these smart steps. Read more 
Deena Grabowskicar, battery, winter, cold, snow, ice
Freezing temperatures are a frequent killer of car batteries, leaving you shivering in the driver’s seat. But is winter weather the catalyst for a dead battery?  Read more 
Kip Doyleheat, summer, battery, car, jumper cable, battery test
Is your car due for battery trouble this summer?  Several factors come together during the summer months that put your battery through stresses that could lead to failure.   Read more