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Homeowners insurance helps an insured pay for repairs for covered damage to their home and also helps pay for possessions lost due to fire and other covered perils. In the face of these disasters, though, is everything important to you truly covered? “In the aftermath of a fire or...
No one wants to see their auto insurance premium increase. AAA Western and Central New York advises drivers that there are some precautions they can take to help reduce potential impacts to their wallets. “Being educated about what factors may raise auto insurance rates can help...
Even with a rebounding economy, drivers want to make sure their dollars are taking them as far as possible. AAA Western and Central New York has some simple money-saving tips that insurance consumers can use to help keep some more cash in their wallets. “By making some simple auto...
Understanding your insurance coverage – and the discounts you may or may not be receiving – is critical to getting the best insurance deal, according to AAA. “Although insurance is often a complicated topic, people can save money on their home and auto insurance policies when they...
This year, a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and University of Utah builds on previous research to look at why in-car, voice-activated technologies can be distracting while behind the wheel. The research evaluated common voice-activated interactions with in-car...
When it comes to choosing an insurance provider, it’s no secret that there are plenty of options. By spending some time evaluating and researching potential providers, you can successfully navigate through the dozens of choices available to find the one best for you. Though saving...
The weather these first few days of fall really couldn’t be any better in Upstate New York! The sunshine and warm temperatures provide the perfect reason to get outside and enjoy the final days of September. If you plan on scoping out the fall foliage or fitting in some light exercise...
If you’ve been anywhere near Canalside in Buffalo recently, you’ve no doubt noticed the vast amount of activity happening along the waterfront. The hustle and bustle is such an enormous change from the way things used to be! One of the things you must try out at Canalside is BFLO...
I’ve been to Niagara Falls more times than I can remember. Somewhere around 50? Maybe even closer to 100? Being able to stare at such an incredible natural wonder so often is definitely an ignored benefit of growing up in Buffalo, at least for me. On my last visit to Niagara Falls, I...
Gas prices have decreased a bit over the past week, but that doesn't mean drivers can’t save even more money! Here are 10 tips to improve your vehicle’s fuel efficiency: Accelerate gradually. Avoid jackrabbit starts. Anticipate your stops. When approaching a red light, let...

Jun

30

category: Travel
region: All Regions
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AAA projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend. That’s up slightly from the number of people who traveled in 2013, so it’s going to be a busy weekend on the roads! With eighty-five percent of travelers heading...
May is National Bike Safety Month! With the weather (finally) getting warmer, we can expect to see more people enjoying the outdoors! If you plan on getting on your bicycle and heading out for a ride, please remember there are many things you can do to stay safe on the road. In order...
Have you ever been driving down the road and thought, “I should take a picture of myself right now”? It might sound foolish, but it’s happening. Many people are now engaging in the dangerous behavior of taking “selfies” while driving. Don’t believe it? Check out #drivingselfie or #...

Apr

17

category: AAA News
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This year, AAA Western Central New York continued the annual tradition of gathering our AAA Family who are celebrating 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 year milestone anniversaries with the Club! Congratulations to all and thank you for all you do for our members! 40 Years Don Bigouette...

Apr

09

category: Travel
region: All Regions
For most of us in Upstate New York, Spring Break falls sometime over the next two weeks! After the winter we had, it’s clear that many of you are taking advantage of the opportunity to bask in the warmth of some sunshine. For our members, here are the Top 10 Spring Break destinations...

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