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Spike In Dead-Battery Calls As Plunging Temps Ambush Area Motorists

Cold weather is murder on car batteries. And that proved true Wednesday morning, when temperatures across the Delaware Valley plummeted into the low teens.


(The AAA car care center in Wayne, Pa.   Credit: Mike DeNardo)

AAA Opens Car Care Centers In Philadelphia Suburbs

Your local car repair shop is getting some competition from a familiar name.


N.J. Gas Stations Offer Lower Prices To Customers Who Pay Cash

Drivers out on the road in New Jersey may mistake some gas station signs as mirages. Gas prices are dropping under three dollars a gallon for regular unleaded gasoline if you are paying cash.


FILE PHOTO: 30th St. Station (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Many Thanksgiving Travelers Leaving Just Before The Big Rush

AAA predicts a 3.5 increase in Thanksgiving travel this year compared to last year for trips of 50-miles or more. KYW’s Jim Melwert went to 30th Street Station early Tuesday morning to talk to travelers who were getting a bit of a head start.


AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ Gas Prices Down Sharply

Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.


Good News At The Pump

AAA says prices are down almost $0.10 a gallon in just the past week and almost $0.50 lower than prices in early May.



Vacationers Head To The Jersey Shore After Last Weekend’s Hurricane

Businesses down the shore are hoping this weekend is nothing like last weekend when Hurricane Irene washed away visitors and profits.


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3 On Your Side: Economy Leads Drivers To Skip Repairs

Looking for ways to cut corners in a tough economy? Well you may not want to start with your car. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, saving a few dollars now, could cost you big bucks down the road.



3-On Your Side: E-ZPass Discounts

We all know E-ZPass can save you time at the tolls, but it can also save you money with special discounts. Still, some changes have just gone into effect. 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan guides you through the confusion.


Running On Empty

3-On Your Side: Running On Empty

As gas prices keep rising more and more people are stretching out their visits to the pump and that could lead to problems.


Pain At The Pump: Gas Prices Rising

The cost to have a car is enough to drive many people crazy. Even after you get the car, you have to maintain your vehicle. According to AAA the total cost to operate your vehicle is up.


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AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ Gas Prices Down Slightly

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline on Friday was $3.38, down a penny from last week.


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AAA Offers New App That Locates Cheaper Gas

These days there’s an app for everything and Rick Remington with AAA says nowadays, there’s an application for your smart phone that helps you find the best deal on gas.



BLOG: Luggage Trade-In/Trade-Up Offer

By Jim Donovan: Participating Goodwill’s in the Philadelphia (5-county) area have teamed up with AAA Mid-Atlantic for the 2nd Annual Luggage Trade-In/Trade-Up Program. This initiative encourages the community to donate gently used luggage to Goodwill […]



3 On Your Side: Tracking Gas Prices

Everywhere you turn gas prices are going up, up and up! With no end in sight, some drivers are heading online to Gas Buddy, AAA’s Fuel Finder, and MapQuest.