Fatal Crashes Caused By Drivers Running Red Lights Climb To 10-Year HighThe number of people killed in crashes caused by drivers running red lights reached a 10-year high in 2017, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
Labor Day Gas Prices Likely To Be Lowest In Years, AAA SaysGas prices for the Labor Day holiday weekend are likely to be the lowest in two or three years, according to AAA.
Illinois Law Enforcement Has No Way To Roadside Test For Marijuana Impairment While Driving As Legalization LoomsIn a state that is gearing up for legalization, there's been pushback from the beginning from groups like the Illinois Sheriff's Association, who said there is no roadside testing available for use by law enforcement in Illinois to test if a driver has been high or even is high in that moment.
Gas Prices In Illinois Lower Than Last Year's Holiday SeasonHoliday travelers hitting the roads can expect to pay less at the pump this year.
AAA Study: Teen Drivers At Higher Risk Of Deadly Crash With Teen PassengersNew research from AAA shows just how dangerous it can be when teens are driving with other teens.
4th Of July Gas Prices The Highest In Four Years Gas prices for the Fourth of July are at their highest in four years, according to AAA.
Record 47 Million People Expected To Travel For July 4thA record number of drivers is expected to take to the nation’s highways and byways on Tuesday, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday.
AAA: Busiest Independence Day For Travelers In Nearly 2 DecadesAAA says this year is expected to be the busiest Independence Day in nearly two decades for travelers.
AAA Study: Android Auto And CarPlay Less Distracting, But Not Safe While DrivingA new study by the AAA has examined the impact of vehicle infotainment systems on distracted driving.
Summer Road Trips To Be Most Expensive In Four Years"This will be the most expensive driving season since 2014," said Tom Kloza, global head of energy analysis for Oil Price Information Service.
Number Of Stranded Drivers Rise, AAA Gives Tips For Driving In Cold WeatherAAA reports since the recent cold snap began in the Chicago-area, the number of calls it's received daily from stranded motorists has doubled.
Travelers Hitting The Roads Tuesday Will Face Busiest Day Of Thanksgiving HolidayIf you hit the road between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., the AAA has predicted your trip could take three times longer than it would under optimal driving conditions.
Chicago Area Could See Big Spike In Road Congestion For Thanksgiving HolidayAAA estimated 45.5 million Americans will be driving at least 50 miles for the holiday, the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005.
Chicago Has Some Of The Nation's Worst TrafficA study by Inrix claims the average speed for northbound I-90/94 in peak morning hours is 20.2 MPH.
For Teen Drivers, Summer Is Known As The '100 Deadliest Days'A new study highlights the ways young drivers can be seriously injured or killed in traffic accidents. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.