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Groups Come Together on Safety Tech Naming

Four organizations – AAA, Consumer Reports, J.D. Power, and the National Safety Council – have come together to adopt standardized naming for advanced driver assistance technology in an effort to reduce confusion.

Drivers Recognize Dangerous Behaviors, Engage Anyway

Nearly 96% of drivers believe reading a text or email on a hand-held cellphone while driving is very or extremely dangerous as compared with 79.8% who feel the same way about talking on a hand-held cellphone, according to a new AAA study.

AAA Predicts Holiday Traffic Congestion

More than 102 million people will be on the nation's roadways this holiday season, marking a 4.4% increase over last year and an all-time record high since AAA began tracking holiday vehicle travel in 2001.

Drivers Overestimating Safety Tech Capabilities: AAA

Four out of 10 Americans overestimate the capabilities of semi-automated driving systems based on their names, which indicates a lack of understanding of the technologies and a possible safety risk, according to a new survey from AAA.

Diesel Prices Continue Steady Rise

Diesel prices have continued a month-over-month and year-over-year steady rise. National average diesel fuel prices were $3.23 for September, according to WEX. This is 5 cents higher than August and 49 cents higher than September 2017.

Video: 4 Ways to Avoid Road Debris

Debris in the road or from an unsecured load falling off another vehicle is a roadway hazard. In fact, a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths from those incidents between 2011 and 2014.