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U.S. traffic fatalities soar 13.5 percent in first quarter of 2012updated: Mon Jul 23 2012 18:56:00

Despite efforts to build cars to better withstand accidents and reduce threats posed by distracted driving, traffic fatalities for the first three months of 2012 have shown a "significant increase" compared with government statistics from a year earlier.

More people hitting the highways for Independence Day holiday travelupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 11:04:00

Maybe it's because of falling gas prices or simply the day of the week, but this Independence Day, holiday travelers will be out in full force.

Big rigs won't be getting any bigger -- for a whileupdated: Thu Feb 02 2012 21:58:00

A House committee passed a measure Thursday maintaining current tractor-trailer sizes and weights for three years until a study can be completed on the potential costs incurred by allowing longer and heavier trucks on U.S. roads.

New transportation bill creates safety concerns over bigger rigsupdated: Wed Feb 01 2012 19:07:00

Could tractor-trailer rigs almost as long as Boeing 737s be driving on a highway near you? If a new transportation bill proposed by House Republicans passes, the answer is yes, and the safety ramifications would be astronomical, say congressional opponents of the bill and the AAA Auto Club.

CNNMoney: Crowded highways expected for Thanksgivingupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 10:07:00

More Americans are hitting the road this Thanksgiving holiday, despite higher gas prices, according to the motorist group AAA.

AAA sues Port Authority over New York City toll hikesupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 19:40:00

The American Automobile Association is suing the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey over toll increases that recently went into effect at New York City bridges.

Apps to soothe holiday travel woesupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 10:55:00

Whether you're flying or driving to your destination, traveling during the holidays can be tiring, confusing and stressful.

Holiday travelers brave airports, roadsupdated: Wed Nov 25 2009 15:33:00

Travelers across the United States arrived en masse at airports, hit the roads and boarded trains Wednesday, a day before the Thanksgiving holiday.

Hard work keeps planes flyingupdated: Wed Nov 25 2009 15:33:00

CNN's Rob Marciano goes behind the scenes of the largest carrier at the nation's busiest airport.

Take class to save on car insuranceupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 12:45:00

In these recessionary times -- and they don't appear to be going away any time soon -- everyone's ears perk up when they hear about new ways to save money on the cost of owning and operating an automobile.

CNNMoney: Oil holds modest gains as rally fizzlesupdated: Thu May 07 2009 15:15:00

Oil prices settled slightly higher Thursday, giving back strong gains from earlier in the session, after a big selloff on Wall Street overshadowed optimism about the economic outlook and future energy demand.

CNNMoney: Oil slumps 8% on demand woesupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 14:52:00

The price of oil fell Monday as investors remained focused on last week's bad economic news and bet that demand for petroleum products will continue to decline.

CNNMoney: Oil falls after jobs reportupdated: Fri Jan 09 2009 14:55:00

Oil prices fell Friday after a government report showing significant job losses added to concerns about weaker demand in an ailing economy.

CNNMoney: Oil out with a bang with 14% spikeupdated: Wed Dec 31 2008 17:22:00

The price of oil jumped Wednesday, capping a volatile year with a swing of $7 from the session low to the close, as investors responded to news of a possible supply disruption in Europe.

A good car repair shop -- how to find oneupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 09:54:00

For those of you who are schoolteachers, you will understand what I am about to relate.

CNNMoney: Oil ends at 21-month lowupdated: Mon Nov 17 2008 15:01:00

Oil fell on Monday and ended at a 21-month low as fears over the global economic slowdown accelerated on news that Japan officially fell into a recession.

CNNMoney: Gas price drop: 60 days straightupdated: Sun Nov 16 2008 08:19:00

Remember $4 gas? Soon it will be $2 gas.

CNNMoney: Get ready for $2 gasupdated: Sat Nov 15 2008 10:48:00

Remember $4 gas? Soon it will be $2 gas.

CNNMoney: Oil prices fall on demand jittersupdated: Fri Nov 14 2008 14:58:00

Oil prices fell Friday as investors took cues from from the selloff in stocks as an indicator of weak global demand for energy.

CNNMoney: Gas down nearly $2 from recordupdated: Fri Nov 14 2008 12:05:00

Retail gasoline prices fell further overnight, bringing the decline since the summer's record high to nearly $2 a gallon, according to figures released Friday.

CNNMoney: Oil ends at 19-month low below $60updated: Tue Nov 11 2008 15:00:00

The price of oil fell to a 19-month low Tuesday, sliding below the psychologically important $60 level, as investors looked past China's massive economic stimulus plan to focus on weak global demand and a stronger dollar.

CNNMoney: Gas nears three-year lowupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 12:12:00

Gasoline prices fell overnight, settling Tuesday to approach the lowest level in roughly three years, according to the American Automobile Association.

CNNMoney: Gas nears 19-month lowupdated: Mon Oct 27 2008 16:21:00

Gasoline prices fell overnight, settling to the lowest prices in nearly 19 months, a survey for the American Automobile Association showed Monday.

CNNMoney: Gas prices below $3 and fallingupdated: Fri Oct 24 2008 15:50:00

Gasoline prices fell overnight, settling to prices not seen since this time last year, a survey for the American Automobile Association showed Friday.

CNNMoney: Oil rises on OPEC rhetoricupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 14:51:00

The price of oil rose Monday as investors weighed a potential OPEC supply cut against longer-term concerns about weakening demand.

CNNMoney: Gas prices sinking toward $2.90 markupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 09:32:00

Gasoline prices fell overnight, moving to within 3 cents of the $2.90 a gallon mark after sliding below $3 over the weekend, a survey for the American Automobile Association showed Monday.

CNNMoney: Crude slides on demand concernsupdated: Wed Oct 08 2008 15:15:00

Oil prices fell Wednesday amid concerns that global economic weakness will continue to crimp demand for energy.

CNNMoney: Gas prices expected to fall furtherupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 05:36:00

If there's one bright spot in a bad economy, it's that gasoline prices have fallen, and they're expected to drop even further.

Experts: 'Irrational' behavior drives gas prices more than Ikeupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 10:27:00

Gas prices across the Southeast and Midwest soared over the weekend, and while many would blame Hurricane Ike, human nature may be a more likely scapegoat.

Complaints of rising gas prices as Ike hitsupdated: Sat Sep 13 2008 23:02:00

President Bush Saturday said officials will ensure gasoline stations don't gouge customers after Hurricane Ike, but with some prices near $5 a gallon, some consumers were not so sure.

Americans save on gas in Mexico, but costs may hit laterupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 14:10:00

More Americans, tired of skyrocketing gas prices, are crossing the border to Mexico, where fueling up costs a great deal less.

Americans gas up in Mexicoupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 14:10:00

CNN's Thelma Gutierrez reports on Americans who are crossing the border into Mexico to fuel up.

Flying the crowded skiesupdated: Wed Nov 21 2007 20:36:00

With a rise in Thanksgiving travelers expected, even the White House is getting involved. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports

CNNMoney: Need a tow? Watch your insurance billupdated: Fri Jun 23 2006 10:27:00

Imagine you're having a really bad week: Monday, your tire blows out. Tuesday, you lock your keys in the car and Friday, your car battery dies.

CNNMoney: Memorial Day travel tipsupdated: Wed May 24 2006 14:27:00

As you plan your Memorial Day travel and festivities Five Tips is here to get you safely on the road and back.

CNNMoney: Gas prices won't slow holiday drivingupdated: Thu May 18 2006 10:51:00

Despite near record gas prices and repeated cries for someone to do something about them, the American motorist plans on driving even more this Memorial Day weekend than they did last year, according to a AAA study released Thursday.

CNNMoney: Oil sinks back below $69, gas inventory lowupdated: Wed May 17 2006 09:25:00

Oil prices fell Wednesday despite the fact that the government said supplies of gasoline rose less than expected.

CNNMoney: As summer heats up, gas prices seen coolingupdated: Tue May 09 2006 11:14:00

Motorists weary from paying near-record gas prices can expect a little relief at the pump, the government said Tuesday. But not much.

CNNMoney: Cut your summer travel costsupdated: Fri May 05 2006 10:22:00

Is expensive gas causing you to rethink your summer vacation plans? Don't worry. In today's Five Tips we're going to tell you how to cut your travel costs this summer.

CNNMoney: Gasoline down -- a very little bitupdated: Mon May 01 2006 11:41:00

Reversing an upward trend to near record prices, the cost of gasoline slipped by a penny over the weekend, with a nationwide survey showing a drop for the first time in five weeks. But motorists shouldn't expect a big rollback any time soon.

CNNMoney: Cut your car insurance costsupdated: Mon Apr 24 2006 11:31:00

Owning a car these days is becoming more expensive. Driving a car costs about $7,834 a year according to the Automobile Association of America.

CNNMoney: Oil jumps above $72 to new highupdated: Wed Apr 19 2006 09:49:00

Oil prices jumped above $72 a barrel to yet another record Wednesday after a government report said supplies of crude made a surprise decline and gasoline stocks fell far more than expected.

CNNMoney: Senator calls for gasoline price-fix probeupdated: Tue Apr 18 2006 12:55:00

As American drivers shell out more and more money at the pump with each passing day, some are asking whether big oil companies are scheming to withhold supplies in order to boost prices.

CNNMoney: Uncle Sam's hand in high gas prices?updated: Tue Apr 18 2006 06:20:00

As gasoline prices spiral upward ahead of the high-demand summer season, some traders and consumer advocates are laying at least part of the blame squarely on the doorstep of the federal government.

CNNMoney: Fight back against gas gougingupdated: Wed Nov 09 2005 11:30:00

Ever since Hurricane Katrina and Rita, we've seen the highest gas prices ever while oil companies have seen their profits soar. As U.S. senators grill oil company Big Wigs from ExxonMobil and Shell, today's 5 tips lets you in on how to fight back at the pump.

CNNMoney: Where gasoline's not so peachyupdated: Thu Sep 29 2005 11:28:00

Drivers in much of the Southeast -- and especially Georgia -- probably have a hard time believing reports of retreating or stable gasoline prices around the rest of the nation.

CNNMoney: Gasoline prices fall furtherupdated: Fri Sep 09 2005 05:33:00

Gasoline prices edged lower Friday, with the price of regular unleaded gasoline falling by more than a penny, according to AAA's daily fuel gauge report.

CNNMoney: Gas prices continue declineupdated: Thu Sep 08 2005 05:49:00

After peaking on Labor Day, gas prices continued a slow slide Thursday, according to AAA's daily fuel gauge report.

CNNMoney: Experts: $4 a gallon gas coming soonupdated: Wed Aug 31 2005 09:37:00

Consumers can expect retail gas prices to rise to $4 a gallon soon, but whether they stay there depends on the long-term damage to oil facilities from Hurricane Katrina, oil and gas analysts said Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Gas price streak continuesupdated: Fri Aug 26 2005 06:52:00

Gasoline prices eased for the fourth straight day Friday, edging lower from a record high set at the beginning of the week, according to travel club AAA's daily fuel gauge report.

CNNMoney: 3 in a row: Gas down againupdated: Thu Aug 25 2005 05:55:00

Gasoline prices eased for third straight day Thursday, edging lower from a record high set at the beginning of the week, according to travel club AAA's daily fuel gauge report.

CNNMoney: Another gas price highupdated: Mon Aug 22 2005 06:38:00

Gasoline prices climbed to a new high, above $2.60 per gallon Monday, according to travel club AAA's daily fuel gauge report, extending more than a week of record-setting gains.

CNNMoney: AAA: Gasoline prices top $2.60updated: Fri Aug 19 2005 07:27:00

Gasoline prices climbed above $2.60 Friday to set a seventh straight record, according to travel club AAA's daily fuel gauge report.

CNNMoney: Gasoline hits fifth straight recordupdated: Wed Aug 17 2005 06:46:00

Prices at the pump struck their fifth consecutive high Wednesday, according to travel club AAA's daily fuel gauge report.

CNNMoney: Another record at the pumpupdated: Tue Aug 16 2005 06:14:00

Prices at the pump struck another record high Tuesday, according to travel club AAA's daily fuel gauge report.

CNNMoney: AAA: Gas prices leap to recordupdated: Mon Aug 15 2005 07:39:00

Gasoline and diesel prices raced to another record high Monday, according to travel club AAA's daily fuel gauge report.

CNNMoney: Gasoline reaches another highupdated: Fri Aug 12 2005 06:33:00

Gasoline and diesel prices stayed on their record-breaking course Friday, according to travel club AAA's daily fuel gauge report.

CNNMoney: Gasoline prices hit record highsupdated: Thu Aug 11 2005 12:11:00

Average retail prices for gasoline and diesel climbed to record levels Thursday, according to travel club AAA's daily fuel gauge report.

Which holiday is this?updated: Mon May 23 2005 09:37:00

Despite the highest gas prices ever recorded, according to the American Automobile Association, more than 31 million of us will be traveling in our cars between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Monday.

CNNMoney: Gas prices extend record climbupdated: Thu Mar 31 2005 11:49:00

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Gasoline prices continued to climb Thursday, extending a trend that has seen record prices every day for almost two weeks.

CNNMoney: Gas prices extend record streakupdated: Wed Mar 30 2005 07:44:00

Gasoline prices continued to climb Wednesday, extending a trend that has seen record prices every day for almost two weeks.

CNNMoney: Gas prices start week with new recordupdated: Mon Mar 28 2005 10:01:00

Gasoline prices kicked off the workweek with another record setting day despite an ease in the cost of crude, which has fallen more than three dollars a barrel since the middle of March.

CNNMoney: Another day, another gas recordupdated: Fri Mar 25 2005 08:47:00

It seems there's no end in sight for record-setting prices at the pump, with gasoline prices striking a new high above $2.12 Friday, according to an AAA survey.

CNNMoney: Driving costs steady despite higher gasupdated: Mon Mar 21 2005 14:11:00

The average cost of driving in the United States is nearly unchanged from one year ago despite higher costs for gasoline, a travel group said Monday.

CNNMoney: Gas prices pass $2.07, another highupdated: Mon Mar 21 2005 08:04:00

Gasoline prices continued to charge into uncharted territory, hitting another record high Monday despite crude falling from all-time peaks, according to an AAA survey.

CNNMoney: Gas follows oil to new highsupdated: Fri Mar 18 2005 07:26:00

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Gasoline is tracking the rising cost of oil, reaching a new all-time high just a day after U.S. light crude did the same, and well before the peak demand summer driving season.

CNNMoney: Gas hits all-time highupdated: Thu Mar 17 2005 08:00:00

For those who thought gas prices were troubling before, there's a new reason to complain about pain at the pump.

CNNMoney: Gas approaches an all-time highupdated: Wed Mar 16 2005 08:29:00

If gas prices seem high, it's because they're within a hair of hitting a new record, according to the American Automobile Association.

CNNMoney: Summer travel heats upupdated: Fri May 28 2004 08:52:00

Record-high gas prices aren't putting a dent in Americans' travel plans this Memorial Day weekend, or their plans for more expensive vacations this summer.

CNNMoney: Memorial Day auto travel to rise 3.4%updated: Tue May 18 2004 10:09:00

Memorial Day travelers aren't letting a little gas price surge get in their way.

CNNMoney: Gasoline edges lower, breaking streakupdated: Wed Mar 31 2004 11:13:00

Gasoline prices fell Tuesday for the first time in a week, the AAA motor club said Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Gasoline prices set recordupdated: Tue Mar 23 2004 11:13:00

The average price of gasoline at the pump has hit a record high of $1.738 a regular self-serve gallon, according to the Automobile Association of America.

FSB: Mitch Rofsky And Todd Silberman, Founders, Better World Club, Portland, Ore. This auto club is almost a carbon copy of the AAA--updated: Sun Jun 01 2003 00:01:00

After the Catholic church, AAA--the official name of the American Automobile Association--is the second-largest organization in the U.S. With 46 million members, the century-old AAA is a beloved Am...

FSB: Click...And Go Is the Internet the cheapest way to get from here to there? Uh, maybe.updated: Thu Mar 01 2001 00:01:00

It started with Los Angeles. I needed to get there and back, and quickly. So I called my travel agent, and she punched in my itinerary. About 96 seconds later I had an aisle seat on a major airline...

Money Magazine: Making the Trade Buying a new car? Here's how to get the most money for your old one.updated: Mon May 01 2000 00:01:00

Like a coach before a big game, I always exhort readers of this column to do price research and negotiate hard for the best deal on a new car. Doing just that has saved many a consumer thousands of...

Money Magazine: Repair Manual Once your car's warranty is up, can you save by going independent?updated: Sat May 01 1999 00:01:00

When their new-car warranties run out--usually after three years or 36,000 miles--most motorists steer clear of the dealer's service department. Instead, they take the majority of their business to...

Fortune: The Web Fails To Perform A Very, Very Simple Taskupdated: Mon May 11 1998 00:01:00

Last weekend I moved into Digital Manor. I also tried to use the Web to tell various companies that I've changed my address. I learned this: The Web has done little for customer service.

Money Magazine: NOW YOU CAN BANK WITH THE FOLKS WHO JUMP-START YOUR CARupdated: Mon Dec 01 1997 00:01:00

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Money Magazine: SIX WAYS TO SLAM YOUR BRAKES ON HIGH GASOLINE COSTSupdated: Mon Jul 01 1996 00:01:00

People and Politicians alike are fuming: Gasoline prices have shot up more than 16% since February, adding about 18' to every gallon of unleaded regular. If you can think of places you'd rather spe...


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Money Magazine: Exxon beats out AAA to top MONEY's ranking of the eight biggest auto clubsupdated: Mon Aug 01 1994 00:01:00

If you are like many Americans, you're probably spending more time than ever in your car. For instance, the Federal Highway Administration reports that the average auto commute in the 10 biggest me...

Money Magazine: NEW DIGS ON THE OLD ROAD: GREAT DEALS AT BUDGET MOTELupdated: Thu Jul 01 1993 00:01:00

Check it out: a bright, clean room, an extra-long mattress, a sparkling pool outside, a color TV with HBO and a remote that works, free coffee and Danish in the lobby -- all for less than $50 a nig...

Money Magazine: How to Protect Yourself on the Road Unwary travelers have become easy prey for thieves and rogues. Here's how to travel smart --updated: Sat May 01 1993 00:01:00

You may be taking a vacation soon, but criminals seem to be working harder than ever. Howard Apple, chief of the FBI's Interstate Theft Unit, says that worldwide, ''crime against travelers is incre...

Money Magazine: The IRS boss speaks out; Medigap shopping; stamp investing; spending tips; the candidates on banking WHAT CAR OWNERS CAN LEARN Fupdated: Sat Aug 01 1992 00:01:00

When Sears Automotive Centers were accused in early June by California and New Jersey regulators of overcharging their states' car repair customers, drivers everywhere got a reminder: Choose your m...

Money Magazine: THE TWELVE BEST STATE PARKS IN AMERICA And what to expect when you visitupdated: Wed Jul 01 1992 00:01:00

Unspoiled, unsung and largely undiscovered, America's 2,040 state parks are the nearest thing there is to having wilderness in your own backyard. Says Kathy Bartlett, Northeast regional director fo...

Money Magazine: HOW TO KNOCK 10% TO 50% OFF YOUR HOTEL ROOM RATESupdated: Fri Feb 01 1991 00:01:00

Many travelers hunt like tigers for low air fares -- then turn pussycat when booking a hotel room, meekly accepting the highest advertised rate. But those so-called rack rates are often management'...

Fortune: HOTELS FIGHT FOR BUSINESS GUESTS The industry is overbuilt, with many rooms going vacant. In response, hostelries are laying on updated: Mon Apr 23 1990 00:01:00

THE HOTEL GLUT has business travelers benefiting richly from the forces of supply and demand. Service is up but prices are not. Hostelries ranging from budget to best-in-town have plunged into an a...

Money Magazine: The Greatest Values in America Tired of settling for junk? Here are more than 75 products and services available nationwide thatupdated: Wed Nov 01 1989 00:01:00

Sometime between the season of the Cuisinart and the era of oat bran, we predatory consumers of the 1980s began to chew our kills more Sslowly. Perhaps it was ominous tremors in the junk bond marke...

Money Magazine: CAR RENTALS: HOW TO AVOID GETTING TAKEN FOR A RIDEupdated: Fri Apr 01 1988 00:01:00

Sun block is not all you need to avoid getting burned on your next vacation or business trip. If you plan to rent a car, pack a magnifying glass and calculator. Once you read the fine print of the ...

Fortune: Assistance galoreupdated: Mon Feb 01 1988 00:01:00

One moment you glide the highways safely in your sleek Mercedes. The next, grit from an ordinary motorist fouls your headlights' tiny wiper blades. Should you proceed? To answer such questions, Mer...

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