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Gas prices level off a bit but seem doomed to keep rising

Summer travel season, new sanctions against Russia are factors

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U.S. gas prices at the pump decline for two straight weeks

They're still high, of course, but average is down 22 cents a gallon and falling

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Biden bans Russian oil as U.S. gas prices hit all-time record

New sanctions could make things worse but will punish Russia for Ukraine war

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Driver-assistance technology can fail in rain, leading to crashes in AAA study

In testing, emergency braking failed to stop a crash 33% of the time at 35 mph

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Gasoline's average price falls below $2 a gallon

'I think we're headed for somewhere around $1.49/gallon nationally'

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Driver-assist technologies may encourage distracted driving: Study

Those more familiar with the tech exhibited more distracted driving

AAA projects highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005

Just you and 49 million of your fellow Americans, out on the road

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EV acceptance is slow, but there are bright spots

Range anxiety is going down, millennials are most interested in EVs

Range anxiety is going down, millennials are most interested in EVs.

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AAA study shows people are scared of autonomous cars

71 percent are afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle

71 percent are afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle.

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Windshield repairs are about to get far more complicated, expensive, and important

Advanced safety systems require specific glass calibrations

Advanced safety systems require specific glass calibrations.

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AAA says driver assist, safety systems have too many names

We're inclined to agree

We're inclined to agree.

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AAA joins the chorus to say: Driver assists don't always work

Auto club says tech frequently failed in tests — constant vigilance required

Auto club says tech frequently failed in tests — constant vigilance required.

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AAA offers free Lyft rides to and from repair shops

Program is running in Maryland and cities in 5 other states

It's running in Maryland and cities in 5 other states.

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A teen driving with other teens is deadlier for everyone on the road

The chance of a fatality rises dramatically

The chance of a fatality rises dramatically.

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Drivers over-rely on safety tech they don't understand, AAA finds

Researchers say new- and used-car buyers need more education

Researchers say new- and used-car buyers need more education.

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AAA study finds car ownership far cheaper than ride-hailing

For most, full-time Uber, Lyft use is more than twice the cost of owning

For most, full-time ride hailing is more than twice as expensive as owning a car.

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AAA: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto less driver-distracting than OEM infotainment

They're not perfect, but they are an improvement

They're not perfect, but they are an improvement

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Hit-and-run crash deaths hit record high in 2016, AAA finds

Hit-and-run accidents occur about once every 43 seconds in the U.S.

A new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that hit-and-run crashes killed 2,049 people in the U.S. in 2016, a record high and a 60 percent increase since 2009. Unsurprisingly, most of the victims — nearly 65 percent — were pedestrians or bicyclists.

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Self-driving vehicles still scare American drivers, AAA finds

But the number of survey respondents frightened by driverless cars is dropping.

Just 13 percent of survey respondents said they would feel safer sharing the road with autonomous vehicles.

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Drowsy driving: 'Many of us are guilty,' and little has been done to stop it

Sleep-impaired drivers could be involved in 328,000 crashes a year.

Sleep-impaired drivers could be involved in 328,000 crashes a year.

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