AAA: 47 million expected to travel this week for holiday

A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday, an increase of more than five percent compared with last year and the highest number since AAA started tracking 18 years ago. For the 39.7 million Americans planning a Fourth of July road trip, INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, predicts travel times in the most congested...

Drive smart, drive safe and most importantly, drive sober this holiday

Local officials are reminding motorists to be smart when it comes to driving this holiday season — especially with varying forecasts of potential snow/freezing rain/sleet during the holiday week. But all emphasize: don’t drink and drive. The Pennsylvania State Police will be stepping up DUI patrols and checkpoints across the commonwealth this weekend and next.

AAA: New Year’s Day among deadliest for drivers

As Philadelphia-area residents prepare for New Year’s celebrations, AAA Mid-Atlantic is reminding drivers and passengers alike of the dangers on the roads this New Year’s Day, which consistently ranks among the year’s deadliest days for alcohol-related traffic fatalities. “According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 10,265 people died in drunk driving crashes...