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Tipsy Tow Gives Drivers Another Reason to be Thankful This Thanksgiving

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. November 21, 2018 – To ensure drivers get home safely after Thanksgiving Eve festivities, AAA Northern California is offering its Tipsy Tow service on the highly celebrated night. “The Wednesday before Thanksgiving has become a popular night for bars and restaurants,” said Michael Blasky, spokesman for AAA Northern California. “We urge Californians […]

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Civil Rights Organizations Call on County of Sacramento to Repeal Anti-Panhandling Ordinance

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 28, 2018  – Today the ACLU Foundation of Northern California and Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) on behalf of the Sacramento Regional Coalition to End Homelessness (SRCEH), in a letter sent in partnership with the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, called on the County of Sacramento to repeal its unconstitutional ban on […]

Posted inLife

AAA: 90 percent of senior drivers don’t make vehicle adjustments that can improve safety

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. Nov. 30, 2017 – Nearly 90 percent of older drivers do not make inexpensive adaptations to their vehicles that can improve safety and extend their time behind the wheel, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Common vehicle adaptations like pedal extensions, seat cushions and steering wheel covers […]

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New vehicle infotainment systems create increased distractions behind the wheel

WASHINGTON, D.C.Oct. 5, 2017 – New vehicle infotainment systems can take drivers’ eyes and attention off the road and hands off the wheel for dangerous periods of time, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Drivers using in-vehicle technologies like voice-based and touch screen features were visually and mentally distracted for […]

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Road Rules: Back-to-School Safety Tips

BAY AREA, Calif. (Aug. 16, 2017) –  As the new school year begins, AAA wants to remind motorists about safe ways to share the roads with young pedestrians, other drivers, bicyclists and school buses. There were 456 children killed on U.S. roads in 2015, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. “A new school year brings a lot […]