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In time for Labor Day, gas prices lowest in 3 years

The average price of gas across the country is $3.54 a gallon -- the lowest gas has been on this date in three years.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 05:07am EDT

Tags: gas prices, AAA, labor day weekend, travel, commute, veronica robinson

Va. drunken driving prevention program working

A new law aimed at drunken drivers may be doing what it's supposed to - preventing them from getting behind the wheel.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 09:20am EDT

Tags: AAA, john townsend, ignition interlock

Memorial Day travel advice: Leave when you don't want to leave

More than 30 million plan to hit the roads Memorial Day weekend.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 05:31am EDT

Tags: Bob Marbourg, Memorial Day, AAA, del walters, vacation, travel

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Majority of Va. drivers drive distracted on I-95, or observe it

A new survey from AAA Mid-Atlantic and Transurban-Flor finds that a vast majority of drivers in Virginia along I-95 either drive distracted or have witnessed someone doing so.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 05:12pm EDT

Tags: I-95, Transurban-Flor, AAA

Cost to maintain a car rises

There may be a reason some of us give our cars names. The latest figures released from AAA seem to indicate they cost as much as other members of our families.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 09:22am EDT

Tags: del walters, AAA, car, vehicle, car costs

D.C. parking ticket saga continues for federal employee

WTOP follows up with a federal worker who appealed a ticket because his car was parked in an airport garage at the time the ticket was issued.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 11:10am EDT

Tags: ticket buster, Ari Ashe, traffic cameras, AAA, john townsend, Lucinda Babers, parking tickets, D.C. DMV

Rockville sees massive jump in red-light camera tickets

Red-light camera tickets were up 343 percent between Aug. 1, 2012 and Dec. 31, 2012 compared with the same period in 2011, according to an analysis by WTOP and AAA Mid-Atlantic.

Monday - 02/11/2013, 05:34am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, AAA, red light cameras, Rockville, sprawl and crawl

Montgomery Co. senator wants to halt speed camera bounties

How speed cameras vendors are compensated is latest squabble over Maryland's controversial safety program, which motorists say are inaccurate in some jurisdiction.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 04:53pm EST

Tags: speed cameras, Brian Frosh, john townsend, AAA, Maryland General Assembly, Sherry Llewellyn, Ari Ashe

Younger drivers more likely to nod off on the road

Younger drivers are more likely to drive drowsy at the wheel than their parents and other older drivers on the road, AAA finds in a new survey.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 09:47am EST

Tags: AAA, American University, National Sleep Foundation, Hank Silverberg, Katie Howard, AAA Mid-Atlantic

Study: Teens take more deadly risks with peers in car

Speeding, drinking and driving late at night are more likely to occur among 16- and 17-year-old teen drivers as the number of their teenage passengers increases, a study by AAA says.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 07:40am EDT

Tags: AAA, veronica robinson, lacey mason, driving, The New York Times

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