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When members need roadside assistance from AAA, contact center associates like Thaddeus Stevens answer the call quickly and compassionately.Read More
Now is a good time to bring in your car for a simple professional checkup. Your technician will look for any automotive issues that may have developed after so many months of banging potholes and collecting salt.
Other small routine maintenance items—a spring tune-up, a tire change or rotation, or a battery check—can help your car perform more efficiently and get better gas mileage.Read More
When a warning light illuminates on a car’s dashboard, it is alerting you to a situation that requires your attention. And, while not all warning lights are a sign that disaster is imminent, no warning indicator should ever be ignored.
That’s the word from the experts at AAA, who encourage motorists to read their owner’s manual and know what each of the warning lights in their vehicle means.Read More
A clean driving record is crucial to keeping your insurance premiums low. Before you pack your bags and put the pedal to the metal, we have a list of some of the common road violations to remember - and avoid.Read More
Under-inflated tires are responsible for wasting more than 1 billion gallons of gasoline each year, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Not only can the correct tire pressure keep your car running at the optimum level, it can also help your tires last longer and maximize your vehicle’s fuel economy.
Here are 9 things you can do to make sure your tires stay in good shape.Read More
It’s hard not to notice the price of gasoline increasing throughout Western and Central New York. In the past month, the New York state average has spiked 19 cents, from $3.74 per gallon of unleaded gasoline to $3.93 per gallon.Read More
Your car's battery is really put to the test in extreme weather like the cold temperatures our region is experiencing today. But we think you should know about another important battery test available to AAA members, free of charge, through our Mobile Battery Service.Read More
Gasoline prices this year will be less expensive than in 2012 as a result of increased domestic oil production and lower demand, according to AAA. The national average price of gasoline should peak at $3.60-$3.80 per gallon barring any significant unanticipated events, which compares to a peak of $3.94 a gallon in 2012.Read More
Not only is it “the most wonderful time of the year,” it’s also the busiest travel period of the year, too. AAA is projecting 93.3 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more during this holiday season - the fourth consecutive year of growth during Christmas and the New Year.Read More
If you’re one of the 43.6 million Americans projected to make a trip 50 miles or more this Thanksgiving, brace yourselves for one of the busiest travel periods of the year! But don’t be scared: As we prepare to give thanks with our friends and family next week, AAA offers several tips to help make your holiday travel as stress-free as possible.Read More