October 8, 2012 |
When a deer collides with a vehicle that weighs a couple of tons, the fragile animal almost always gets the worst of it. When a deer meets a motorcycle on the roadway, both the rider and the deer may suffer the same fate. Research by AAA released Monday found that seven of the eight people who died in crashes involving deer over a three-year period in Maryland and Virginia were motorcyclists. Nationwide, the auto club said, about 70 percent of deer-crash fatalities involve motorcycles.
June 7, 2012 |
The District's use of cameras to catch speeders and red-light runners reaped a record $55.1 million in 2011, and the cameras are likely to generate even more revenue this year, AAA said Thursday. The city has already issued $40.3 million in automated enforcement tickets in this fiscal year, which began Oct. 1, AAA said. The automobile association filed a Freedom of Information Act request to get the data. In the first seven months of the fiscal year, the District issued 419,523 automated...
December 12, 2011 |
When Maryland officials set out to punish drivers who speed through work zones, they warned that they were serious about it, and now there are numbers to prove that. A mobile-unit speed camera in the Capital Beltway work zone in Silver Spring generated 21,100 tickets, valued at $840,000, in its first three months of operation, according to data released Monday by the AAA. Tickets in the Interstate 495 work zone between University Boulevard and New Hampshire Avenue were among...
July 10, 2012
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June 6, 2008
Price of gas in the Washington region. Regular Diesel Yesterday $3.99 $4.82 One month ago $3.64 $4.33 One year ago $3.11 $2.99 SOURCE: AAA
December 17, 2012 |
More than 40 percent of the people in the Washington region may leave Santa a forwarding address because they plan to skedaddle from town over the holidays, an AAA survey reported. The annual AAA travel survey ranks with fruitcake as a holiday staple, and it seems reasonable to assume that if 41.5 percent of people go someplace else, then a whole lot of people from someplace else are likely to come here to take their place for a few days. Nobody knows that for sure — the survey doesn't provide that information — but...