Press Releases

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4/2008
Motorists Practice “Do As I Say, Not As I Do” on America’s Roads, According to the AAA Foundation’s 2008 Traffic Safety Culture Index
10/2007
New AAA Foundation Study Offers Hope For Improving Senior Drivers’ Performance
9/2007
AAA Foundation Study Finds Many Traffic Signals Can Not Accommodate Older Pedestrians
3/2007
Short-Term License Suspensions for Drinking Drivers Report Fact Sheet
2/2007
16-Year-Old Drivers Involved in 38 percent Fewer Fatal Crashes in States with Most Comprehensive GDL Programs
12/2006
Speeding Triples the Odds of Crashing, NEW AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Report Reveals
11/2006
AAA Foundation Releases Guidelines for Evaluating Effectiveness of Driver Education Programs
11/2006
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Offers Teen Driver Training Technology for Holiday Gift Giving Season -- Driver-ZED is the Gift that Can Save Lives
10/2006
NEW Risk Mapping Tool Unveilded by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
9/2006
AAA Foundation Report Reveals Safety Impacts of Pavement Edge Drop-Offs
6/2006
AAA Foundation Study Shows Communities with Nighttime and Passenger Restrictions for Teen Drivers have 20 percent Lower Death and Injury Crash Rate for 16 Year-Old Drivers
2/2006
Booster Seat Use Increases over 40 percent with Knowledge and Incentives, AAA Foundation Study Shows
11/2005
DRUNK or DROWSY? Study finds many police officers mistake tired drivers for drunk drivers
6/2005
AAA Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to Promote Teen Driver Safety
5/2005
Hit And Run Drivers Kill Nearly 1,500 People Annually with Pedestrians At Greatest Risk, according To AAA Foundation Analysis
2/2005
New Guidebook Helps Community and Safety Groups Measure Child Restraint Systems and Safety Belt Use
11/2004
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and BMW of North America Collaborate to Evaluate Effectiveness of Driver Education
9/2004
Crash Course in Collision Prevention and Preparation, Now Available
8/2004
AAA Foundation Unveils Information Clearinghouse for Seniors Who Can No Longer Drive
6/2004
25,000 Crashes a Year Due to Vehicle-Related Road Debris
2/2004
Drivers Over 65 Almost Twice as Likely as Middle-Aged Drivers to Die in Car Crashes, According to AAA Foundation Study
10/2003
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and AAA testify at NTSB Review …
10/2003
After Market Products Do Little to Stop Tractor-Trailer Splash and Spray
8/2003
Every Driver is Distracted Some of the Time
7/2003
Oregon Crash Kills Three

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