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(Mennonite women stuck behind the crashes on the Pennsylvania Turnpike sell donuts to fellow "turnpike refugees."  Photo provided by  listener Bo Bohmueller)

Motorists Stuck in Long-Term Traffic Snarls Warned To Use Care Until Freed

A representative of AAA gives advice for those stuck in long-term traffic jams, such as the one that began this morning on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

02/14/2014

(The Philadelphia winners of AAA's top "five diamond" rating for 2014 were announced at a luncheon at the Rittenhouse Hotel.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Two Philadelphia Hotels Retain Top Rating in AAA Annual Survey

Only three establishments in the Philadelphia area were awarded AAA’s “five diamonds” for 2014: the Four Seasons, the Rittenhouse Hotel, and the Fountain Restaurant at the Four Seasons.

02/10/2014

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AAA Reports Increase In Battery-related Calls Due To Cold Weather

According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, roadside battery assistance calls in the five county Philadelphia area were up 145% this past Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 when compared to 2013’s Saturday, Jan. 5.

01/06/2014

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AAA Study Finds Adults Are More Likely To Text While Driving Than Teens

OMG! A survey conducted by Triple-A shows texting and driving by adults is a bigger problem than it is for teens.

12/13/2013

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OMG: Adults Far More Likely Than Teens To Use Phones, Text While Driving

The report, done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, reveals that adult drivers are by far the likeliest age group to admit to using their phone while driving.

12/12/2013

(30th Street Station. Credit: Dan Wing)

Smooth Ride Home For Philadelphia’s Holiday Visitors

AAA was projecting a decrease of about 1.5% in holiday travelers this Thanksgiving weekend, and that projection seemed to be right on at 30th Street Station on Sunday night, where travelers were enjoying a pretty easy ride home.

12/01/2013

Buses are becoming a popular way to get home for the holidays. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Buses Becoming A Growing Travel Trend

A steady stream of soggy travelers lined up in the rain Wednesday morning to board buses to get home for the holidays.

11/27/2013

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With Storm Heading East, Many Opting To Travel Early

“I would’ve liked to have gone on Tuesday, but now I’m glad I’m leaving today, because I know the weather is going to be a bear,” says Maria Hull.

11/25/2013

(Sign warning drivers of  red-light camera at Broad and Vine in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Report: Intersections Around Philadelphia’s City Hall Are Busiest For Red Light Cameras

The top-ticketed location is South Broad Street and Penn Square on the south side of City Hall, according to the PPA, with 22,611 violations in 2012.

10/28/2013

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3 On Your Side: Labor Day Travel

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and many of us will be hitting the roads to enjoy one last long weekend of fun in the sun. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at the numbers.

08/27/2013

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Blog: Philly Tops List For Smart Phone Thefts & Losses

By Jim Donovan:  If you’ve ever lost or had a smartphone stolen, you are not alone.  Smartphones are at risk of being lost or stolen in any major metropolitan area, but surprisingly, the risk is […]

08/21/2013

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Study: Majority Of American Teens Delay Getting A Driver’s License

The research, which was conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, shows that only 44 percent of teens had obtained a driver’s license within 12 months of the minimum age for licensing in their state.

08/01/2013

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Expert Speaks On Varying Speed Limits Between States

Planning a summer road trip? Watch your speed because how fast you can go varies from state to state.

07/28/2013

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AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ Gas Prices Drop

Motorists are getting some relief at the pumps in New Jersey.

07/27/2013

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Prices At The Pump Continue To Surge

At these prices, buying gas is like filling your tank with tall lattes.

07/22/2013

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