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Gas prices spike 14 cents in a week

Gas prices in the D.C. metro region spiked 14 cents in the last week up to $3.75 a gallon and 4 cents higher than the national average of $3.71.

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 03:47am EST

Tags: gas, Hank Silverberg, AAA Mid-Atlantic,

Montgomery Co. senator wants to halt speed camera bounties

How speed cameras vendors are compensated is latest squabble over Maryland's controversial safety program, which motorists say are inaccurate in some jurisdiction.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 04:53pm EST

Tags: speed cameras, Brian Frosh, AAA, Maryland General Assembly, Sherry Llewellyn, ari ashe

Heat can be deadly to children left in hot cars

Some simple behavior changes can ensure a child is never left in the heat.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 10:11am EDT

Tags: AAA,

AAA: Gas Prices drop again. Could hit below $3

The price of gas continues to drop and predictions are that they will continue to fall for a while.

Sunday - 06/03/2012, 11:31am EDT

Tags: gas prices, AAA Mid-Atlantic,

'Hellish' commute to D.C. earns nation's top honors

Transportation Planning Board and Census Bureau statistics rank the drives to and from work in the Washington region as the worst in the country.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 09:15am EDT

Tags: hot lanes, Dulles Rail, AAA Mid-Atlantic


Our new traffic reality is congestion 24/7

Traffic congestion is no longer confined to morning and afternoon rush hour, or even daylight hours thanks to overnight construction projects.

Sunday - 04/22/2012, 02:39pm EDT

Tags: Washington Examiner, AAA Mid-Atlantic, congestion

Gas prices still climbing; Virginia hit hard

The latest WTOP Pain in the Gas survey shows the average price of a gallon of regular went up 3 cents to $3.70 over the past week, and up 48 cents over one year ago. Tweet where the best gas prices are. Use #WTOPgas.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 07:19am EST

Tags: pain in the gas, Hank Silverberg, gas prices, AAA Mid-Atlantic,


AAA: D.C. area car owners hold on to their rides longer

Every car owner has debated whether they should sink more money into a clunker or spring for a new model. The current economy seems to be making that decision a little easier.

Tuesday - 12/27/2011, 12:52pm EST

Tags: AAA, AAA Mid-Atlantic, new car, used car, clunker

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