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AAA says Hit the Breaks, Not All Self-Braking Cars are Designed to Stop

 

AAAKnoxville, TN – Advances in automatic emergency braking technology provides motorists with a false sense of security.

New test results from AAA reveal that automatic emergency braking systems – the safety technology that will soon be standard equipment on 99 percent of vehicles, are not created equal. Automatic emergency braking systems are designed to help drivers avoid rear-end and vehicles versus pedestrian collisions. AAA urges motorists to educate themselves on the limitations of these systems.

AAA tests reveal Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Vary Significantly

AAA tests reveal Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Vary Significantly

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AAA reports Gas Prices on the Rise

 

AAATampa, FL – Gas prices are on the rise, as crude oil got more expensive last week. Oil prices hit their highest level in more than a month. Since last Sunday, state averages for a gallon of gas rose 4 cents in Georgia and Tennessee, and 1 cent in Florida.

The average price of gasoline is $2.09 in Florida, $2.06 in Georgia, and $1.95 in Tennessee. On Sunday, the state average rose for the fourth consecutive day in Florida, third consecutive day in Georgia, and the sixth consecutive day in Tennessee.

Crude Oil got more expensive last week causing gas prices to rise.

Crude Oil got more expensive last week causing gas prices to rise.

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AAA reports Rising Oil Prices pushes Gas Prices Up

 

AAATampa, FL – Oil prices rose $3.00 last week, pushing retail gas prices 3-4 cents higher in Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. This snapped a 62-day streak of gas price declines in Florida, for a total discount of 30 cents.

Current state averages remain 5-10 cents less than a month ago, 35-40 cents less than a year ago, and $1.30-$1.50 less than two years ago.

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AAA reports Average Gas Prices Holding Steady to Begin August

 

AAATampa Bay, FL – The national average price of gas has held relatively steady over the past week and has declined on just one of the past four days.

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.12 per gallon, which is the lowest price for this date since 2004 and 26 cents below 2016’s peak price to date of $2.40 on June 11th.

Today’s price is one cent less than one week ago, 12 cents less than one month ago and 48 cents less than the same date last year.

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AAA says Seasonal Gas Prices are lowest in 12 Years

 

AAATampa, FL – Motorists are finding the lowest gas prices for this time of year since 2004. Sunday’s national average price of $2.12 is 24 cents above the average price 12 years ago, but remains 50 cents less than a year ago and $1.36 less than two years ago.

“Gas prices across most of the country continue to slide during the peak road-trip season due to abundant supplies,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “With gasoline supplies high and oil prices low, pump prices are likely to remain relatively cheap through the remainder of the summer and into the fall. Motorists can now find gas prices under $2.00 a gallon at 44 percent of gas stations across the country.”

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AAA says Gas Prices are Lowest since April

 

AAATampa, FL Gas prices have fallen three cents since last weeks’ Gas Price Brief, reaching today’s average price of $2.14 per gallon, which is the lowest mark since April and the lowest price for this date since 2004.

Today’s price is 15 cents less than one month ago, 53 cents less than last year, and $1.38 cheaper than this same date two years ago.

Oil sees cheapest weekly average in four months.

Oil sees cheapest weekly average in four months.

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AAA says National Parks are becoming Travel Alternative

 

AAATampa, FL – National parks are gaining popularity as more Americans decide to travel closer to home. Frequent reports of unrest in Europe have some would-be international travelers looking for a domestic alternative, and many are finding it in national parks.

Visitation to national parks reached an all-time high in 2015, with more than 307 million visitors, according to the National Park Service.

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AAA reports 40 Days of Falling Gas Prices

 

AAATampa, FL – Gas prices have been falling at a consistency not seen since last summer. State average prices fell for the 40th consecutive day in Florida and Georgia on Sunday, for a total discount of 19 and 23 cents respectively.

The average price in Tennessee fell for the 39th day in a row, for a total decline of 22 cents. The Tennessee state average fell below $2.00 a gallon on Friday for the first time since April 27th, 2016.

Tennessee state average gas price falls below $2.00; First time since April.

Tennessee state average gas price falls below $2.00; First time since April.

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AAA reports Gas Prices Fall to Lowest Price Since April

 

AAAWashington, D.C. – National pump prices have fallen for 43 of the past 44 days, dropping 22 cents during this span. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline sits at $2.21 per gallon, which is the lowest mark since April and the lowest price for this date since 2004.

Today’s price is five cents less than one week ago, 15 cents less than one month ago, and 56 cents less than the same date last year.

With abundant fuel supplies across the nation and declining crude oil costs, gas prices dropped in 47 states over the past week, led by double digit drops in several Midwestern states.

Price at the pump continues to fall.

Price at the pump continues to fall.

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AAA reports Gas Prices Decline for 47 Consecutive Days

 

Georgia average should fall below $2.00 a gallon this week

AAATampa, FL – Gas prices are falling at a consistency not seen in nearly two years. The average price in Florida and Georgia declined for the 47th consecutive day on Sunday. During that time, prices fell 23 cents in Florida and 27 cents in Georgia.

Meanwhile, the average price in Tennessee fell for the 46th day in a row, for a total discount of 27 cents. These are the longest streaks of decline seen at the pump since the period of October 2014 to January 2015, when prices fell 120 consecutive days in Florida ($1.26), 116 days in Georgia ($1.33), and 67 days in Tennessee (79 cents).

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