Snow

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 
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 
Mark Grubasidewalks, driveway, shovel, ice, snow
Winter is a favorite season for many people across Western and Central New York. From skating and skiing to snowmobiling, the season provides many kinds of outdoor fun. Fresh snow often delivers a blanket of beauty – but when snow and ice accumulate, they can also be dangerous. Read more 
Kip Doylesnow, ice, winter, cold, Buffalo, syracuse, Rochester
Severe weather can be frightening and dangerous for travelers. Winter storms, bad weather, and sloppy road conditions are factors in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. 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 Staffice, snow, windshield, windows, defrost
Icy, snowy windshields and windows are common every winter in Western and Central New York. Clearing the ice and snow away can be a challenging task, but you can get the job done quickly by following these simple steps: 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 
Elizabeth Careyroofer, roof, winter, snow, ice
AAA has tips to help make the process of finding that perfect contractor an easy one! Read more 
AAA Staffcar accident, winter, snow, ice, damage
Is your auto insurance right for you? Find out about the basic types of insurance coverage below. Read more 
AAA Staffwinter, home, house, ice, snow, gutters, shovel, driveway, sidewalks
Winter storms caused $2.1 billion in insured losses in 2019, according to the Insurance Information Institute.  Read more 
AAA Staffwinter driving, braking, tips, speed, ice, snow
AAA is a great resource to turn to for tips on good driving, like how to drive in the rough winter weath 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 
April S. Engramwinter 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 
Kip Doylewinter, snow, ice, cold, EV, electric vehicle, Tesla
AAA research shows that when the temperature drops to 20°F and the HVAC system is used to heat the inside of the vehicle, the average driving range in electric vehicles (EV) is decreased by 41 percent. Read more 
Kip Doylewinter car care, snow, tires, road kit, battery, engine
Like it or not, harsh winter weather is here for the next few months. Is your vehicle ready for snowy, slushy roads and bitter cold? Now is the time to prepare your car for the rough winter weather this area is known for. Read more