Start planning your spring break vacations now...AAA offers great deals and packages during the winter months.
AAA Store Manager Rhoda Collins says January and February are the busiest months of the year for booking vacations because people plan their spring break and summer vacations. She says AAA's most popular destinations are all inclusive caribbean resorts and cruises because you are getting the most for your money.
New Year's is right around the corner and that means so are the dangers of this holiday.
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety analyzed data from 2000 to 2009 and found that an average of 80 people a year are killed in alcohol related crashes on New Year's Day. The data also reveals that the number of people killed in alcohol related crashes dramatically increase around New Year's.
"New Year's Eve is one of the most dangerous seasons of the year to be...
To assist drivers, AAA offers tips to keep you safe on wintry roads. Along with checking your battery, replacing old windshield wipers, and keeping your gas tank at least half full, AAA Sales Manager Rhoda Collins says tire pressure is something that should be kept in mind.
"Well first you should get your car prepped for the cold weather coming up. Cold weather will actually decrease the air in your tires, so you should...
With the help of AAA, you can join the Buckeyes at the Sugar Bowl.
AAA sales manager, Rhoda Collins, says the Sugar Bowl packages started selling this past Friday for the big game in New Orleans. The three night stay begins on January 2nd and ends on the 5th.
"The package includes your round trip charter air, your hotel accommodations, airport transfers to and from the hotel, your game ticket, the Buckeye Bash rally, transfers to and from the game. It also...
More than 42 million Americans are expected to travel over the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.
AAA says that's an 11.4% increase from last year.
"Friends and family, it's really once a year they get together, and they aren't going to allow the gas prices to discourage them or impact their decision on travel, to visit friends and family for the holidays," says local store manager, Rhoda Collins.
Because most people will be traveling between 50 and 80 miles to reach...
It's the leading cause of death among kids...accidents on the roadway. But the AAA Auto Club says parents can help prevent this from happening just by taking a few simple safety precautions.
Infants should be placed in a car seat in the back of the car and have the car seat facing the rear. As kids grow, the child seat will be replaced will a forward-facing booster seat until the child is 4'9". AAA says most manufacturing companies include information on the required measurements...
School is back in session and safety is a top priority.
AAA Auto Club says that school zones can become congested with children and traffic, and it's important to be cautious while driving.
"This time of year with all the traffic injuries and fatalities with children, it's just very safe to be alert this time of year with the children either walking to school or driving to school," said Manger of AAA Zanesville, Rhonda Collins.
The summer heat is causing one local towing company to respond to more calls.
Clever's Towing Service on Hoge Avenue here in Zanesville has seen an increase in breakdowns which it attributes to the extended heat we have been experiencing.
"Anytime that it's hot outside our call center knows it's going to be a busy day. They've really been slammed with this heat especially in the afternoon, the busiest hours of the day are between one and seven and that's also the hottest...