AAA mid-Atlantic is warning that traffic on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving will likely give drivers heartburn, two days before the annual feast.
“The number of people getting tickets in the city is exploding. It has increased four-fold since 2007,” said AAA Mid-Atlantic’s John Townsend.
D.C. is on pace to see its highest number of carjackings this decade.
Thousands of drivers zooming through the Suitland Road Bridge work zone area on the Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County, Maryland, are getting caught by the speed cameras in place since last year.
John Townsend, with AAA Mid-Atlantic, wants to remind car owners to protect their rides, especially when auto thefts increase during the summer months.
While it didn’t seem like we had much of a spring in the Washington area, summer’s unofficial start — Memorial Day — looks like it’s going to see some serious rubber-meets-road action. Which means delays, delays and … more delays.
Most drivers surveyed believe that distracted driving is a problem on the rise, but they don’t always practice what they preach, according to a recent survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
A new report shows that drivers are sleeping behind the wheel in greater numbers than originally believed, and dozing off can lead to fatal consequences.
Both Maryland and Virginia have seen an increase in fatal traffic incidents but the types of roads they happen on differ in each state.
“Falling back” to standard time brings about an extra hour of sleep, but it also poses “drowsy driving” dangers for those getting behind the wheel this time of year.
October has become the second most dangerous month of the year on the roads and experts are scratching their heads when it comes to a reason for the numbers.
After a fatal crash on the Indian Head Highway early Friday, two observers say it’s time for a change of rules and attitudes on what one calls “the most dangerous roadway” in the area. Unfortunately, it seems there’s more than one problem.
One area insurer reports the average loss in a house break-in is $2,316. There are several easy precautions that homeowners and renters can take to keep their valuables safe.
The D.C. Council is considering a bill that would eliminate the current doubling of fines for failing to pay parking and traffic tickets within 30 days — but only for District residents.
Some drivers in the D.C. area are pulling in dozens of citations and not paying a penny toward them. Many of them ignore the tickets, a AAA spokesman said, because either the car or the tags are stolen.
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