Study: Hands-free in cars doesn't mean risk-free

SALT LAKE CITY, June 12 (UPI) -- Using hands-free devices to talk, text or email while driving is distracting and risky, contrary to common beliefs, a University of Utah study said Wednesday.
Travelers looking for value, good food

Travelers looking for value, good food

CHICAGO, May 20 (UPI) -- Gas prices aren't expected to keep U.S. travelers home this summer but families are keeping an eye on their budgets and placing a value on amenities, travel experts say.

AAA: Labor Day weekend travel to decline

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The number of people in the United States traveling during the Labor Day weekend will likely decline this year, the AAA says.

U.S. teen drivers involved in 2,541 deaths

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Teen drivers ages 15 to 17 were involved in about 974,000 vehicle crashes, injuring 406,427 people and killing 2,541 people, in 2006, a U.S. study said.

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AAA offers defensive flying tips

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- With millions expected to jam U.S. airports for the Thanksgiving holiday, AAA is offering suggestions for making the ordeal survivable.

AAA calls highway deaths epidemic

DETROIT, March 8 (UPI) -- The head of the American Automobile Association Monday in Detroit decried an "epidemic" of U.S. highway deaths that kills nearly 43,000 people annually.
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