American Automobile Association


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American Automobile Association

(AAA), federation of American automobile clubs, est. 1902. AAA provides a number of benefits to its members, including emergency road service; national and international travel assistance, e.g., state maps, guidebooks, and trip routing; financial and credit services; and automobile, life, and other insurance. Headquartered in Heathrow, Fla., the organization also lobbies for improved highways and for sensible, uniform laws and taxation relating to motor vehicles. In the early 2000s AAA had a membership of more than four million.
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When added up, the cost of driving comes to 57 cents a mile, according to the American Automobile Association. A bicycle is less than a penny a mile.
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They are carpooling, using mass transit more frequently, scaling back on vacations, riding bicycles, and even walking more often, according to the American Automobile Association. Other motorists are purchasing fuel-efficient hybrid cars or seeking to convert their cars to use fuel alternatives such as ethanol and, oddly enough, vegetable oil.
The American Automobile Association said the average price of regular unleaded gasoline hit a high of $2.13 per gallon on March 25, more than one cent above the previous high.
The American Automobile Association fostered regulations to protect motorists from abusive police action.
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According to the AP, an American Automobile Association study found that elderly drivers "were more likely to get into crashes when turning left, when drivers often make quick decisions about whether to stop or go."
In October 2003, the American Automobile Association in Wisconsin sponsored a media event to showcase a successful experimental technique for reducing speed on the Mitchell Interchange of I-94, I-894, and I-43 in Milwaukee, WI.

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