Press Releases

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4/2012
Local Drive Test Offers Promising Approach to Keep Senior Drivers Safe and Mobile
3/2012
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is Launching an Effort to Keep You Informed on the Road this April Fool’s Day
3/2012
Teen Girls Twice as Likely as Teen Boys to Use Electronic Devices while Driving
1/2012
AAA Foundation Challenges Motorists to Adopt Responsible Driving Habits in 2012
11/2011
Almost One out of Three Drivers Admit to Drowsy Driving in Last Month,   AAA Foundation Study Finds
10/2011
Teen Drivers 50 Percent More Likely to Crash in First Month of Unsupervised Driving Than after First Year Behind the Wheel
10/2011
“Do As I Say, Not As I Do” Rules Drivers’ Decisions on Cell Phone Use and Texting 
9/2011
Impact Speed and a Pedestrian's Risk of Severe Injury or Death
7/2011
July 4 Ranks Number One as America’s Deadliest Day on Nation’s Roadways
12/2010
Americans Want More, Not Less, Action to Advance Laws, Regulation, and Enforcement to Improve Highway Safety
12/2010
One in Ten Drivers Admit They May Have Driven Drunk, Finds AAA Foundation Study
12/2010
AAA Foundation Risk Maps Prioritize Scarce Resources for Road Safety Improvement
11/2010
Two Out of Five Drivers Admit to Falling Asleep at the Wheel, Finds AAA Foundation Study
10/2010
Teens Not Exposed to Diverse Driving Experience Prior to Licensing, Finds AAA Foundation Study
9/2010
AAA Campaign Aims to Pass Texting While Driving Bans in All 50 States by 2013; Together with Foundation Launches 'Heads Up Driving Week'
12/2009
AAA Foundation Debuts Roadwise Review, a Free Online Tool for Senior Drivers
10/2009
AAA Campaign Aims to Pass Texting While Driving Bans in All 50 States by 2013; Together with Foundation Launches 'Heads Up Driving Week'
8/2009
Large Majority of Drivers 55+ Unaware of Potentially Dangerous Combination of Medications and Driving, Says New AAA Foundation Study
7/2009
Distracted Driving the Top Reason that 35 Percent of Drivers Feel Less Safe than Five Years Ago, According to the AAA Foundation
7/2009
AAA Foundation Recommends Brain Fitness Software to Cut Auto Crash Risk, Improve Driving
4/2009
Aggressive Driving a Factor in Up to 56% of Deadly Vehicle Crashes, Says New AAA Foundation Analysis
12/2008
Majority of Americans Wrongly Believe Hand-Free Cell Phones are Safer than Hand-Held Devices according to a New AAA Foundation Study
10/2008
AAA Foundation Study Finds Missouri Law on Medically Unfit Drivers is Model for Other States
8/2008
Highway Traffic Fatalities Are Down but U.S. Remains Complacent in Face of Public Health Crisis AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Says: Mission NOT Accomplished
7/2008
U.S. Safety and Mobility Crisis Looms for Aging Baby Boomers, AAA Foundation Warns

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