AAA Mid-Atlantic

Dreamstime
Dan Wing
June 22, 2019 - 1:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The massive explosion and ensuing fire at a South Philadelphia Oil Refinery could have a much bigger impact than some people might expect. The fire has the largest refinery on the East Coast temporarily shut down, and that could lead to an increase at the pump. While...
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Pothole
Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
February 09, 2019 - 10:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Temperatures this winter are having a big impact on the roads...and quite possibly your car. Jana Tidwell with AAA Mid-Atlantic says fluctuating temps coupled with rain is a bad combination for the roads. She says the most obvious problem is potholes. "Potholes form...
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Stranded Driver
John McDevitt
January 18, 2019 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the upcoming winter storm, AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging drivers to be prepared in the event you are stranded. Kathleen Miller with AAA says so one ever plans on getting stranded. "And so AAA encourages anyone with a car battery more than three years old to get it...
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Snow Traffic
KYW Traffic Center
November 15, 2018 - 4:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Thursday's snow took many people by surprise, and the afternoon commute was a mess for a lot of drivers. The first storm of the season caused a traffic nightmare on most roadways, leaving many vehicles on the roads slipping, sliding or stranded. AAA Mid-Atlantic says...
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Holiday Travel
Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
November 08, 2018 - 8:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If travel is on your Thanksgiving menu, you'll have plenty of company. If you're flying out of Philadelphia International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration is expecting bigger crowds this holiday. In fact, the TSAs Mark Howell says screeners are...
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gas pumps
September 15, 2018 - 11:11 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Analysts say gas prices in New Jersey and elsewhere could be affected by the storm hitting the Carolinas. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas Friday in New Jersey was $2.89, unchanged from last week. Motorists were paying $2.76 for gas in New...
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Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
August 24, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's that time of year when many college students are returning to school, or maybe heading out for the first time. And the American Automobile Association wants to make sure they're taking care of a few car-related tasks before hitting the road. When you're college-...
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Gas prices in the Philadelphia area
Mike Denardo | KYW Newsradio
August 18, 2018 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Drivers in the Philadelphia region are getting some minor relief at the pump as the Labor Day weekend and the end of the summer driving season approaches. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in Philadelphia was $3.06 on Saturday, down...
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Dreamstime
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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Car Trouble
Andrew Kramer
June 30, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The extremely hot weather can take a toll on many things, including your car. But there are things you can do to make sure your vehicle survives a heat wave. AAA Mid-Atlantic's Jana Tidwell says car batteries can become vulnerable as the tempratures soar. "Often...
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