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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.

Video Safety Tip: Protecting Your Vision

AAA offers five recommendations to help drivers maintain good vision for driving. And NHTSA explains how three different vision disorders — cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration — can diminish a driver's ability to see the road clearly.

Highest Thanksgiving Day Travel Predicted in 12 Years

AAA Travel projects that 50.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, an increase of 1.6 million travelers compared with last year. Car rental rates will hit a five-year holiday high at $70 per day.