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AAA: As Gas Prices Continue To Rise, High Costs Could Impact Economy

Gas prices continue creeping back up to the dreaded $4 per gallon mark. That critical threshold could effect the cost of living.

07/24/2013

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Gas Prices Spike In Tri-State Area, Experts Say, Due To Unrest In Egypt

If it seems like you’re shelling out more for gas in the past few days that’s because you are. Gas prices have gone up more than a dime this month.

07/15/2013

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AAA: Hands-Free Texting Still Distracting For Drivers

Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.

06/12/2013

Cars on approach to the Tappan Zee Bridge - May 24, 2013 (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

AAA: Most People To Travel By Car For Memorial Day

34.8 million people are expected to travel more than 50 miles, but 31.2 million are expected on the roads, according to Robert Sinclair with AAA New York.

05/24/2013

Ice Melt

Seen At 11: Ice Melt And Brake Lines, A Potentially Dangerous Combination

When the snow starts to fall, we’re all relieved to see salt spreaders on the roads, keeping conditions safe for drivers. But what if that salt was actually creating different, potentially deadly conditions for motorists, and danger on the roads?

02/01/2013

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Motorists File Class-Action Lawsuit Against NYC Over Red-Light Cameras

Red-light cameras are gaining popularity across the country. Now, New York City is being sued after it was accused of rigging the lights to catch more drivers and write more tickets.

12/04/2012

Traffic on Route 1 in New Jersey - Nov. 21, 2012 (credit: NJDOT)

Millions Set To Hit The Roads, Skies For Thanksgiving Holiday

AAA forecasts that 43.6 million people will traveler for Thanksgiving nationwide — an uptick of less than one percent over last year with more than 90 percent getting to their destinations by car.

11/21/2012

Enterprise car rental lot (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Superstorm Sandy Creates Long Waiting Lists For Those In Need Of Rental Cars

A quarter of million vehicles destroyed the night Sandy struck, according to the National Automobile Dealer’s Association.

11/14/2012

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on November 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Working To Bring Gas To Tri-State As Residents Struggle To Find Fuel

Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”

11/02/2012

East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Troopers Deployed To N.J. Gas Stations As Frustration, Massive Lines Form At The Pump

Filling up the tank has been a nightmare for area drivers since the storm hit. Overnight and into Thursday morning, drivers looking for fuel were met with incredibly long lines at the gas pump.

11/01/2012

Hutchinson River Parkway - Rye Brook, NY - Sep 9, 2009 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

AAA: More Needed To Prevent Tractor Trailers From Hitting Parkway Overpasses

The report, which was released Tuesday, identifies 10 locations in Westchester County where trucks have hit low clearance bridges and overpasses the most between the years 2002 and 2011.

10/23/2012

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Report: Yellow Lights At Some Camera-Equipped NYC Intersections Too Short

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is fighting to install more red-light cameras across the city.

10/08/2012

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Audit: Port Authority ‘Must Implement’ Toll Hikes To Fund Projects

The report is being released Wednesday one year after the Port Authority increased tolls on its Hudson River crossings.

09/19/2012

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Report: Revenue From NYC Red Light Cameras Down

Robert Sinclair with AAA New York said while red light locations can be found online, he believes drivers are getting the message that they can’t run red lights without consequences.

09/18/2012

Texting while walking

Study: Distracted Pedestrian Deaths, Injuries On The Rise

Almost all of us do it at some time or another — check that text message, spin through that music playlist, or fire off that e-mail, as we’re walking somewhere. We laugh about it, but new statistics show it’s risky business.

07/31/2012

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