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 
AAA Staffwinter driving, snow tires, speed, safety, snow, ice
The holidays are hectic, and it’s tempting to dash through the snow, rain or ice to get to where you need to go. But rushing on wet, winter roads puts you at greater risk for car crashes. 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 
AAA Staffholidays, christmas lights, presents, tree, safety, fire
Decorating your home indoors and out is a longstanding tradition during the holiday season—but it also comes with risks. Every year, hospital emergency rooms treat nearly 13,000 people who become injured by faulty lights and other decorations, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Read more 
Kip Doylewinter, drive, road trip, safety, snow, stuck in snow
Let's face it, winter weather can be stressful to drive through. When those drives are extended beyond the common commute, the stress and the dangers involved with driving both can rise. Follow these tips to stay safe on your next winter road trip. Read more 
Elizabeth Carey Mike Beato, art, safety, running, AAA Member, Jacquie Walker
Mike Beato isn’t employed by AAA, but he’s doing his part to help our members out. There’s no way to know how many flat tires he’s prevented, but he certainly has made a difference over the past eight years. Read more 
Christine Szudzikwinter driving, safety, battery, blankets, tires, fluids
Winter driving is a lot like going to the dentist: it can be scary, you’ll do anything to avoid it, and sometimes there’s no escaping it. But just like brushing and flossing, there are preventative measures you can take to make winter driving less painful – and safer. Read more 
Kip Doylesemi, bus, truck, winter, snow, safety
Each year, thousands die in accidents involving large trucks, buses and emergency vehicles. It is important for everyone to understand laws and safety issues related to large vehicles, how these drivers see road conditions and how they maneuver.  Read more 
Valerie Pumaadas, cameras, safety, sensor, camera, automation
Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are the eyes and ears of your car. They use sensors and cameras to detect potential hazards, warn drivers, and can take corrective action automatically. These safety systems are common on new vehicles, and they have the potential to save millions of lives by preventing crashes. Read more 
Christine Szudzikpool, yard, property, safety, summer, fall, winter
You enjoyed your yard all summer. But as fall arrives, it’s time to switch gears and prepare for the vicious winter weather to come. Read on for some essential fall yard maintenance tips. Read more 
AAA Staffboating, water, safety, insurance
Whether you own a luxurious yacht, a sleek speedboat, or a simple canoe, the open waters offer a sense of freedom and adventure. But with fun and excitement come responsibilities. Read more 
AAA Staffswimming pool, safety, summer, outdoors, children, life vest
More than 3,500 people drown each year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control. Drowning is also one of the leading causes of unintentional death in children between the ages of 1 and 9. Many of these fatalities occur even with supervision. Read more 
Kip Doyleyard, fence, gutters, damage, debris, safety, house
With spring's arrival, now is the perfect time to roll up your sleeves and tackle some much-needed yard and exterior cleaning. Read more 
AAA Staffcar theft, stolen car, safety, security, key
Using a little common sense and readily available theft prevention devices can minimize auto theft. The more layers of protection, the less likely your car will be stolen. Keep these four keys to theft prevention in mind for your vehicle. Read more 
AAA Stafffire, safety, Fireplace, heater, chimney
Ready or not, the cold of winter is on its way. The question is, are you ready to keep your home warm and safe all winter long?  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 
Kip Doyleschool bus, safety, Driver Training
With school back in session this fall, AAA wants to make sure the roads are safe for drivers and students alike. Read more 
Kip Doylebooster, car seat, safety, passenger
On the road to car seat-free riding, it's the parents job to implement important transitions that are key to a child's safety as they grow. Read more 
Angelica Benekehome, security, guard dog, safety, lock, alarm
With a lot of home security myths out there, knowing how to effectively guard your property can be confusing. It doesn’t have to be.  Read more 
AAA Staffswimming pool, safety, swimming, tips, insurance
With warm weather comes fun in the sun and splashing in the swimming pool. But many summer activities pose risks. Read more 
Jerry Asciertostreet sign, Buffalo, aaa, safety, road
AAA played a key role in establishing our nation’s roads, supporting the formation of an early version of the Department of Transportation in 1903, and advocating for safe roads ever since. Read more 
Elizabeth Carey travel, safety, covid, flying, vacation
So far this year, flight cancellations, wintery weather and the COVID-19 omicron variant have all combined to create the perfect storm for travelers. However, AAA wants you to know that it is possible to travel in the pandemic without losing your mind or money as long as you follow this simple advice. Read more 
Kip DoyleFireplace, house, winter, safety, insurance
Regular chimney inspections can help prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, which can occur if the fireplace and chimney aren't properly ventilated. Experienced chimney professional can also tell you if your chimney's walls have a buildup of creosote, a flammable byproduct of burning wood. Read more 
April S. Engram100 deadliest days, teen driver, safety, road safety, aaa safety tips, Driver Training
Summer will be here before we know it, unfortunately, this time of year is the deadliest when it comes to teen driver fatal crashes. Read more 
April S. Engrammotorcycle, safety, insurance, specialty insurance, traffic safety, aaa safety tips
AAA has traffic safety and insurance tips to help keep motorcyclists safe and covered. Read more