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May 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Over 38 Million Americans Expected to Travel on Memorial Day Weekend

The great American road trip is back, and local highways and byways are expected to be busy as local residents kick off their summer with a holiday getaway. AAA projects that more than 38 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend, an increase of nearly two percent compared to last year’s holiday. This year’s […]

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November 19, 2015 | Staff Writer

Nearly One Million Marylanders Expected to Travel During Thanksgiving Holiday

AAA forecasts 46.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, a 0.6 percent increase compared to last year. Nearly one million Marylanders are expected to get away for the holiday, a figure relatively flat from 2014 given the 0.1 percent increase forecasted. This year’s forecast marks the seventh […]

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May 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Judith Resnik Elementary Wins AAA Safety Patrol Grant (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council recognized Judith Resnik Elementary School on May 5 for winning a AAA safety patrol grant. You can watch the presentation here: Congrats! @Resnikprincipal & Safety Patrol received a @MoCoCouncilMD proclamation & AAA Hayes grant. #AAADCNews — AAA Mid-Atl DC News (@AAADCNews) May 5, 2015 Resnik Elementary School receives AAA School […]

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November 27, 2014 | Staff Writer

AAA Travel Forecast for Thanksgiving Holiday Week

AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates 46.3 million Americans, including over 983,000 Marylanders, will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, reflecting the highest volume for the holiday since 2007. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, November 26 through Sunday, November 30. Nationwide, travel is estimated to increase 4.2 percent compared […]

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October 28, 2013 | Staff Writer

Deer Mating Season: Drive Safely (Photos)

It’s deer mating season also known as the “rut.” That means drivers should keep a watchful eye for deer at dusk and dawn when they are most amorous.  Frisky, white-tailed deer will go to any length to mate, and that includes right into the path of your vehicle, AAA Mid-Atlantic warns.  Deer-vehicle crashes can be costly and […]

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June 30, 2013 | Sonya Burke

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Gas Tax Goes Up July 1 in Maryland

For the first time in two decades, and just in time for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the gas tax in Maryland will increase by 3.5 cents on July 1. Before hitting the road this week, motorists should also note that many toll rates are also going up. Here’s a rundown of the new […]

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February 18, 2013 | Staff Writer

Pain at the Pump

The American Automobile Association (AAA) reports that prices at the pump are continuing their upward climb early this year. According to an AAA news release on Feb. 15, gas prices have climbed everyday for the past 29 days, climbing seven cents to a national average of $3.64 a gallon. In the past month, AAA reports, […]

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October 9, 2012 | Staff Writer

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County Achieves AAA Bond Rating (Video)

Montgomery County has retained its AAA bond rating from all three rating agencies, the highest possible rating. Montgomery County is one of 38 counties in the United States to achieve this rating. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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