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Braking Bad: Automatic Emergency Braking Absent When You Need It Most

Touted as lifesaving, crash-preventing technology, Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) is standard equipment in most new cars sold in the United States.

AAA Hosts Driver Training Open Houses

It’s back to school season! When parents are shopping for pencils and folders, driving lessons for teenagers should also be on the shopping list!

Mean Streets: Urban Traffic Fatalities Now Exceed Those on Rural Roads

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.

School’s Open, Drive Carefully – a Life Saving Message for 76 Years

AAA Western and Central New York, along with law enforcement and local leaders, has kicked off its annual “School’s Open, Drive Carefully” campaign as back-to-school season gets underway.

AAA Travel Bookings on the Rise for Labor Day

The final long weekend of summer is here, and AAA expects this Labor Day to be a busy one.

School’s Open, Drive Carefully – a Life Saving Message for 76 Years

AAA Western and Central New York, along with law enforcement and state leaders, kicked off the annual “School’s Open – Drive Carefully” campaign as the back-to-school season gets underway.

We are in the Midst of the 100 Deadliest Days

Amid the “100 Deadliest Days,” AAA Western and Central New York is urging drivers to use caution as July winds down. The “100 Deadliest Days” is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal teen crashes increase dramatically.

“Clearing the Confusion” Coalition Unveils Universal Terms for Advanced Driver Assistance Technology

A coalition of the nation’s leading experts in automobiles and auto safety—AAA, Consumer Reports, J.D. Power, National Safety Council, PAVE, and SAE International—today released a set of expanded and updated recommendations for universal terms for advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) features.

The Heat Is On!

The heat of summer is here, and this weekend is expected to be another hot one. AAA Western and Central New York is reminding motorists to be aware of the dangers of hot cars.

Bad Medicine? Many Drivers Hit the Road on Potentially Impairing Medications

Nearly half of the drivers surveyed said they used one or more potentially impairing medications in the past 30 days, according to new research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.