Stories tagged with: Triple AAA

November 11, 2013 - 5:30pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

Ohio gas prices have dropped significantly this week and in Zanesville gas prices are under three dollars a gallon for the first time in nearly a year.

In Monday's Survey from Auto Club AAA, gas prices have dropped 17 cents from this time last week and area motorists are noticing the happy change.

"Yeah, I noticed that the prices were lower and of course it's a benefit to everybody, save some money," said Greg Harmon, a local motorist.

"Oh it's great, you can...

April 16, 2013 - 7:09pm
3 years 18 weeks ago

AAA Auto Club was at Maysville High School this afternoon to inspect students vehicles and to discuss safe driving practices in order to keep them safe behind the wheel.

Student's cars were inspected for proper wipers, lights, tires, fluids, batteries and belts.

AAA Spokesperson, Kimberly Schwind said, "Many people don't realize that maintenance actually goes hand in hand with safety. Even the best driver could be stuck in a bad situation if they get caught on the side of...

April 18, 2012 - 10:02am
4 years 18 weeks ago

You may have already noticed the signs, or heard the ads.....

"SRSLY, DNT TXT AND DRV" Billboards are popping up throughout Muskingum and other Ohio Counties.

The new Triple AAA campaign, includes billboards and radio messages, geared toward warning drivers of the dangers associated with distracted driving.

"Texting while driving is the most dangerous form of distracted driving," said AAA Spokesperson Kimberly Schwind. "Studies...

January 25, 2012 - 5:55pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

The next time you have a flat, you may find yourself with out a spare tire...

To save on gas many car companies are no longer including the spare tire. New government fuel efficiency standards went into effect in 2010 and are set to impact vehicles made between 2012 and 2016.

"One area of focus is actually been to reduce the weight of the vehicles with out compromising the safety," said AAA Spokesperson Kimberly Schwind. "When you look at a spare tire,...

August 30, 2011 - 10:06am
4 years 51 weeks ago

Beginning Thursday 1.2 million Ohioans will travel the roadways for the Labor Day weekend.

It's a slight decrease from this time last year to 2.4 percent. Even than AAA expects more people to drive over flying, due to the high air fares and fees.

"We think this decrease is because of the economic situation," said Public Relations Manger Kimberly Schwind. "People have less confidence in the economy because of the high gas prices and the economy people have less...

August 23, 2011 - 10:39am
5 years 4 days ago

School zones and crosswalks will soon be filled with extra traffic as kids head back to classes.

The AAA foundation for public safety found that a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at 30mph is two-thirds more likely to be killed than a pedestrian struck by a vehicle traveling 20mph, which is why it's essential to slow down in school zones.

"These children can be be very unexpectable. What we always say is expect the unexpected because kids can dart out. They aren't paying...

July 20, 2011 - 4:54pm
5 years 5 weeks ago

Extreme heat isn't only hard on the body...It's hard on the vehicle.

Triple AAA Spokesperson, Kimberly Schwind said it's typical to get a car ready for the cold winter months, but few people think about the damage to a vehicle during these hot summer days. The three areas you need to focus in on are the battery, the engine cooling systems and the tires. Schwind explains the heat will drain components of your cars battery and evaporate internal liquids, this leads to corrosion and...

March 5, 2010 - 5:44pm
6 years 24 weeks ago

With the sun shining and snow melting you may be thinking about vacation.

The manager of the Zanesville Triple AAA Ohio Auto Club, Rhoda Collins, says it is not to late to book your spring break vacation.

"Everyone needs a vacation, everyone needs a vacation with your work schedules busy schedules and children activities all families need a vacation.  Everybody needs a break to get away," says Collins.

She says spring breakers can still get great deals...

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