Driver Safety

Kip DoyleRAE, reverse, braking, safety, Driver Safety
Drivers should not solely rely on advanced driving systems to prevent collisions, but instead use them to enhance their awareness of their surroundings and support safe driving. Read more 
Elizabeth Carey100 deadliest days, teen drivers, Driver Safety, Driver Training
AAA teamed up with area police agencies and elected officials across Western and Central New York to raise awareness of traffic safety as Memorial Day kicked off the 100 Deadliest Days for teen drivers.  Read more 
Valerie Pumadrowsy driving, sleep, Driver Safety
Did you know that driving while fatigued is one of the most dangerous driving habits? Car crashes involving fatigued drivers claim more than 6,400 U.S. lives annually, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF).  Read more 
AAA Staffsafety, Driver Safety, urban, rural
According to research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, more people are now killed on the nation’s city streets than on rural roads, with speed playing a critical factor. Read more 
AAA Staffcar seat, Driver Safety
Car crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages one to 13, and child traffic fatalities increased by three percent from 2019 (1,064) to 2020 (1,093), according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Read more 
Elizabeth CareyDistracted Driving, Driver Safety, april, spring
Whether it’s texting, calling, navigating, or something else, using your cellphone while driving can be dangerous. In fact, texting and driving can have the same consequences as drinking and driving: deaths and injuries. Read more 
In honor of a local tow truck driver who was hit and killed on the job, several tow companies, including AAA Western and Central New York, lined the stretch of roadway where the tragedy took place in Central New York. Read more 
New data from the AAA Foundation’s annual Traffic Safety Culture Index (TSCI), highlights the gap between drivers’ attitudes and reported behaviors. Read more 
April S. Engramteen driver, teenager, teens, driving habits, Driver Safety, Driver Training
Have a teen learning to drive? Parents can ease their anxiety and protect their kids by getting actively involved in the learning process.  Read more 
AAA’s annual automated vehicle survey finds that the majority of drivers (80%) say they want current vehicle safety systems to work better. Read more 
Elizabeth CareyDistracted Driving, Driver Safety, Driver Training
A post, a selfie, a text, a scroll, an email – one look, when behind the wheel, is all it takes to Read more