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Daily Journal
10 tips for safe holiday shopping this yearmore than 200,000 car crashes and 500 deaths caused by road debris over the las
Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
more than 200,000 car crashes and 500 deaths caused by road debris over the last four years, according a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Two-thirds of those were from improperly secured items, like Christmas trees, falling off... Read more
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Daily Record
10 tips for safe holiday shopping this yearmore than 200,000 car crashes and 500 deaths caused by road debris over the las
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
more than 200,000 car crashes and 500 deaths caused by road debris over the last four years, according a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Two-thirds of those were from improperly secured items, like Christmas trees, falling off... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
10 tips for safe holiday shopping this yearmore than 200,000 car crashes and 500 deaths caused by road debris over the las
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
more than 200,000 car crashes and 500 deaths caused by road debris over the last four years, according a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Two-thirds of those were from improperly secured items, like Christmas trees, falling off... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
10 tips for safe holiday shopping this yearmore than 200,000 car crashes and 500 deaths caused by road debris over the las
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
more than 200,000 car crashes and 500 deaths caused by road debris over the last four years, according a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Two-thirds of those were from improperly secured items, like Christmas trees, falling off... Read more
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York Daily Record
10 tips for safe holiday shopping this yearmore than 200,000 car crashes and 500 deaths caused by road debris over the las
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
more than 200,000 car crashes and 500 deaths caused by road debris over the last four years, according a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Two-thirds of those were from improperly secured items, like Christmas trees, falling off... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Improperly secured Christmas trees could cost thousands in damagescan prevent injuries and avoid penalties and fines by properly securing their C
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
can prevent injuries and avoid penalties and fines by properly securing their Christmas trees for travel. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, road debris from objects like improperly secured Christmas trees that fly off cars,... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
AAA cautions drivers bringing home Christmas treesSecured Holiday Tree: Holiday trees that are not properly secured are a safety
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 15 days ago
Secured Holiday Tree: Holiday trees that are not properly secured are a safety hazard for other drivers. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, road debris – which could include objects like improperly secured Holiday trees that fly... Read more
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Times Leader
Vehicle adaptations could make driving safer for seniorsthey would likely reduce crash risk and extend the time they can continue to dr
Times Leader / Posted 15 days ago
they would likely reduce crash risk and extend the time they can continue to drive, according to a report done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The report shows that nearly 90 percent of older drivers do not make inexpensive... Read more
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TribLIVE
PennDOT, AAA urge safety in hauling Christmas treesrepairs to your own vehicle." Trees that are not properly secured are a safety
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
repairs to your own vehicle." Trees that are not properly secured are a safety hazard for other drivers. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, road debris — which could include objects like improperly secured trees that fly off cars,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Here’s help for older drivers: vehicle adaptationsIn support of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week (Dec. 4-8) the AAA Foundation
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 16 days ago
In support of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week (Dec. 4-8) the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is promoting a new research study that may help older drivers stay safe on the roads. While many seniors are considered to be safe drivers, the study... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Cat saved after spending week with head stuck in mayo jarwith sexual contact with an inmate and aiding an escape... In support of Older
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 16 days ago
with sexual contact with an inmate and aiding an escape... In support of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week (Dec. 4-8) the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is promoting a new research study that may help older drivers stay safe on the roads. While... Read more
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MLive.com
Fast-moving traffic makes Michigan Avenue an unfriendly placeKalamazoo avenues downtown is 30 mph, but Kik doubts whether most drivers adher
MLive.com / Posted 16 days ago
Kalamazoo avenues downtown is 30 mph, but Kik doubts whether most drivers adhere to it. According to a 2011 report by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, pedestrians have a one in four chance of being injured when hit by a car going 23 mph.... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
AAA: Inexpensive vehicle adaptations can keep senior drivers on the road longerto their vehicles that can improve safety and extend their time behind the whee
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 16 days ago
to their vehicles that can improve safety and extend their time behind the wheel, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. According to AAA, common vehicle adaptations like pedal extensions, seat cushions and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
EDITIROAL: State holds key to better handle distracted driverswith the governor, we shouldn't be lulled into a false sense of security that a
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 days ago
with the governor, we shouldn't be lulled into a false sense of security that a handheld ban would provide. The nonprofit AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has stated that even with both hands on the wheel, using a hands-free device while driving... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
AAA reminds Christmas tree shoppers to properly secure trees to their vehicles to avoid damage risk“Drivers should never secure a Christmas tree to the top of a vehicle without a
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 21 days ago
“Drivers should never secure a Christmas tree to the top of a vehicle without a roof rack.” And according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, road debris — which could include objects like improperly secured Christmas trees that fly... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Let’s not turn the holidays to tragedy by driving drowsyanother cause for preventable crashes that deserves attention. A recent report
SaukValley.com / Posted 24 days ago
another cause for preventable crashes that deserves attention. A recent report by Stateline highlights a 2014 study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that estimated that drowsy drivers could be involved in 328,000 crashes a year on average... Read more
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Times Leader
AAA: On Thanksgiving Eve it’s not the food, it’s the boozeand Government Affairs for AAA Mid-Atlantic. “While we disapprove of and fear d
Times Leader / Posted 24 days ago
and Government Affairs for AAA Mid-Atlantic. “While we disapprove of and fear drunk drivers on the road, a survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety revealed that far too many drivers aren’t practicing what they preach. There is a big... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
‘You can sleep when you’re dead’ is actually deadly advice, according to expertshours instead of nine, their reaction times slowed by half a second. That's a l
Stamford Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
hours instead of nine, their reaction times slowed by half a second. That's a long lapse if you're cruising at 60 mph. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has studied car crashes in the US, and found that tired drivers kill about 6,400 people a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
‘You can sleep when you’re dead’ is actually deadly advice, according to expertshours instead of nine, their reaction times slowed by half a second. That's a l
Connecticut Post / Posted 1 months ago
hours instead of nine, their reaction times slowed by half a second. That's a long lapse if you're cruising at 60 mph. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has studied car crashes in the US, and found that tired drivers kill about 6,400 people a... Read more

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