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Leaving A Child or Pet in a Hot Vehicle Can Be Deadly
The Berkshires has made its way out of its recent heatwave, but it’s never a bad time to remind everyone about the dangers of leaving kids in a hot vehicle. AAA Northeast recently released some sobering statistics. 
According to a recent media release from AAA Northeast, on average, thirty-eight chil…
AAA Say Travelers Will Be Vaccinated Before Vacationing
Now that states are reopening more and more, you might wonder just how many people heading out on the road for a summer vacation destination might not be vaccinated against the coronavirus yet. The Berkshires is after all a very popular destination for New Yorkers with second homes or for those look…
AAA Says Summer Could Be Expensive for Motorists
This could be a very expensive summer for motorists in Massachusetts, according to the latest figures from AAA Northeast. According to AAA Northeast's latest gas prices survey, the average gas price in Massachusetts is up five cents from last week. The averagi…
Traveling May Be Very Different in 2021
If you are planning on doing some travelling in 2021, you may want to prepare yourself for a very different travel experience. It’s been more than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic upended nearly all travel plans, and many Americans are eagerly awaiting their next chance to get out …
Even Modest Speed Increases Can Have Deadly Consequences
Small speed increases can have huge effects on crash outcomes, as shown in new crash tests conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Humanetics. The safety organizations conducted crashes at three different impact speeds (40, 50 and …
Getting that Christmas Tree Home Safely
Do you put up an artificial tree, or a real tree for Christmas? The last time I had a real tree in my home for Christmas, I was probably in kindergarten or first grade. Every holiday season though, I see people zipping across town with trees either tide to a roof rack or sticking out of a side or re…
Fewer Americans Expected to Travel for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving will be on the lighter side when it comes to the typical number of travelers on the roads and at airports. According to a press release from AAA Northeast, effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including health concerns and high unemployment, are impacting Americans’ decisio…
AAA Says Think Safety as Daylight Savings Ends
We’re setting our clocks back an hour at 2:00 AM Sunday to 1:00 AM. The good news is that sunrise will be roughly an hour earlier. That bad news? So will sunset which means it will be getting darker earlier. One thing you may not think too much about is how this affects your time beh…
Easy Steps To Keep You And Your Vehicle Safe from Isaias
AAA Northeast is advising drivers in the state to be prepared for the effects of tropical storm Isaias, which is making its way through the region with heavy rains, winds, and potential flooding.
The National Weather Service has issued a rare Tropical Strom Warning for the region and a Flood Watch fo…
AAA Urges Caution As Popularity Of RV’s Soar
It’s the summer of the great American road trip, and according to AAA more and more people are taking to the highways in camper vans, motor homes, and all types of recreational vehicles. The recreational vehicle market is in high gear as vacationers seek to control their environment,…

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