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  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $2.31 per gallon

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying 9 cents more at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon…

  • Is it time to shut down Virginia speed-trap towns?

    WASHINGTON — For many people, the only souvenir of time spent in tiny Hopewell, Virginia is a paper speeding ticket. The independent city, with a 2010 population of 22,591 is at the center of AAA’s…

  • What to do if your car breaks down in the cold

    WASHINGTON — On a windy and cold Sunday morning, drivers had extra company on the road: Safety patrols from the Virginia Department of Transportation traveled I-395 looking for motorists who needed help. Before leaving the…

  • District loses $55 million in uncollected tickets in 2014, $322 million since 2011

    WASHINGTON — As the District of Columbia faces a new budget cycle this year, it will have to fill a big hole each year from people who don’t pay their tickets. In fiscal year 2014,…

  • Dozens of D.C.-area restaurants, hotels make AAA’s list of top-tier establishments

    WASHINGTON — Some of the region’s swankiest eateries and hotels are getting extra attention after more than 30 made AAA’s list of top-tier establishments. On Friday, AAA announced the hotels and restaurants that earned the Four…

  • Drivers warned about possible icy conditions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Drivers in the Mid-Atlantic region are being warned about possible icy conditions during the Monday morning commute. With forecasts calling for freezing rain early Monday and into rush hour, crews in Maryland…

  • Preparing a car kit for winter emergencies

    WASHINGTON – The D.C. area woke up with sub-zero temperatures Thursday, making for another day of closings and delays. If you have to brave the cold and wintry conditions as a driver, you may want to…

  • Public perception of drugged driving skewed

    WASHINGTON — Public perception about drugged driving isn’t keeping pace with the growing number of states legalizing marijuana. AAA Mid-Atlantic believes too many people fail to respect the gravity and potential danger of drugged driving. “Eighty-five percent…

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $2.58 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying 10 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of…

  • Record-volume traffic expected for holidays

    WASHINGTON — Four out of 10 people in the D.C. metro area plan to leave town for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.  AAA Mid-Atlantic projects nearly 91 percent of people traveling 50 miles or more will be…

  • What to do when winter weather cancels flights

    Fast action when flights are cancelled can make the difference between having a happy holiday or perhaps sleeping on an airport floor.

  • Expect heaviest Thanksgiving traffic since 2007

    Are you traveling for Thanksgiving weekend? You are so not alone.

  • AAA offers tips for drivers during deer season

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Motorists are being urged to stay focused and alert as deer mating season is creating deadly road hazards in Virginia. AAA Mid- Atlantic says thousands of deer-related crashes take place across…

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.48 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying 5 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon…

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $3.53 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying 4 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon…