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Justin Udo
July 01, 2019 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Travelers beware: Experts are warning of record setting July Fourth travel. But there are some precautions you can take to help ensure you have a smooth and safe journey. If you're going to visit friends and family for the Fourth of July, you might want to prepare...
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Dan Wing
June 19, 2019 - 7:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new survey from AAA shows that a large portion of Americans are driving while high, and many don't think they would face any legal consequences of driving after smoking weed. AAA says new research shows an estimated 14.8 million people have gotten behind the wheel...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Many people who took a vacation this Memorial Day weekend did so by car, and now is a good time to get a seasonal checkup on your vehicle. Jana Tidwell with AAA mid-Atlantic says there's nothing like heading to the shore on a beautiful weekend. "This is the first...
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Pat Loeb
May 16, 2019 - 5:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Speed cameras are coming to Roosevelt Boulevard. Philadelphia City Council passed a bill today to put the devices in several locations along the nearly twelve mile stretch of road. “Roosevelt Boulevard is arguably the most dangerous stretch of highway and the...
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Sunoco at Front Street and Oregon Avenue in South Philadelphia has regular gasoline for $3.09 per gallon.
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Mike DeNardo
April 29, 2019 - 10:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's springtime, so not only are our temperatures going up, but so are gasoline prices. The average price of a gallon of regular gas in the five-county area has topped $3 for the first time in six months, according to AAA. The average is $3.04 in Philadelphia. It's $2...
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Hadas Kuznits
February 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Drivers of electric cars are being warned that the cold weather could cause you to need to charge up more frequently, and that could be dangerous. Jana Tidwell with AAA Mid-Atlantic says as more people are going greeen and driving electric cars, but driving on an...
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Kim Glovas
November 21, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Impaired driving is a huge concern between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve. PennDOT, AAA representatives, and some other organizations got together at Montgomery County Community College to show how bad it can be. During an impaired driving demonstration, volunteers...
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Hadas Kuznits
August 23, 2018 - 9:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the start of the school year is just days away, local and school officials are reminding people about school traffic safety strategies. Cherry Hill Police Chief William Monaghan said the biggest change to be aware of is increased congestion of vehicular traffic on...
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Justin Udo
July 16, 2018 - 12:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — AAA says that, in the previous years, 16.5 million American drivers have wasted more than $2.1 billion dollars annually by using premium-grade gasoline in vehicles designed to run on regular fuel. Jana Tidwell with AAA mid-Atlantic advises drivers to check their car's...
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Andrew Kramer
July 01, 2018 - 10:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of thousands of drivers from our area are expected to hit the roads this July 4th week, but when is traffic expected to be the worst? It appears Tuesday is going to be the busiest travel day of the week, according to AAA's Jana Tidwell. "So if you're...
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