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Local governments turning red lights into green

Red light camera programs in cities like D.C. and Rockville, and Montgomery, Prince George's and Arlington counties have raked in $21 million combined, the data show.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 05:35pm EDT

Tags: AAA Mid-Atlantic, Arlington, Montgomery County, Rockville, Prince George

Fatal Beltway crashes more likely in Prince George's County

The highest number of accidents and the most fatal crashes on the Capital Beltway occurred in Prince George's County, Maryland.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 08:36am EDT

Tags: Dave Dildine, Capital Beltway, David Buck, Maryland State Highway Administration, AAA Mid-Atlantic, most beltway crashes

Safety tips when leaving your car with the valet

Follow these rules when you valet and you and your car should be fine.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 05:02am EDT

Tags: mike murillo, valet parking,

Speed cam tickets plunge in D.C., spike in Montgomery

Speed cameras have become so commonplace in D.C. and Maryland, that drivers are taking notice and slowing down. However changes in speed limits and where the cameras are placed can help or hurt drivers.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 01:03pm EDT

Tags: speed cameras, traffic tickets, AAA Mid-Atlantic,

1.8M parking tickets, $84.4 million in fines in D.C. in FY 2013

The District of Columbia wrote more than 1.8 million parking tickets in fiscal year 2013, netting $84.4 million in parking fines, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 06:15am EDT

Tags: parking tickets, ticketbuster, Ari Ashe, AAA Mid-Atlantic, D.C.

Will new pot law lead to more impaired driving?

John Townsend, with AAA Mid-Atlantic, fears the decriminalization of small amount of marijuana might lead to more people driving under the influence of marijuana and causing more traffic crashes.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 05:44am EST

Tags: michelle basch, marijuana, pot decriminalization

'Butt-shaking' potholes cost big bucks

Multiple rounds of snow, ice and freezing rain have taken a toll on the roads -- and, by extension, pocketbooks.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 04:39am EST

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, Potholes, pothole patrol, AAA Mid-Atlantic,

Va. has spike in use of devices to prevent drunk driving

Super Bowl Sunday means more police patrols are on the roads looking for drunk drivers.

Sunday - 02/02/2014, 08:00pm EST

Tags: AAA Mid-Atlantic, DUI, ignition interlock devices

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Stranded Virginia motorist tells harrowing story

Melinda Ardinger's car completely shut down in the middle of oncoming traffic. She was more than disappointed by the reaction of fellow drivers.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 08:18pm EST

Tags: Kristi King, Melinda Ardinger, AAA, Route 7

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