AAA

November 20, 2018 - 4:58 pm
(WWL.com) AAA is forecasting the number of travelers for the Thanksgiving holiday to be the highest since 2005. Whether on the roadway, in the airports, or on cruise ships. AAA spokesman Don Redman said the higher number of travelers is likely a sign of confidence in the economy. "AAA has noted for...
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Chris Miller
November 19, 2018 - 6:40 am
More people will be traveling for Thanksgiving this year -- AAA says it's the most since 2005. The association is estimating 54.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home for Thanksgiving. "Automobile is going to be the dominant mode of transportation," said AAA spokesman Mike...
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Chris Miller
November 13, 2018 - 8:17 am
Gas prices are falling, down more than 20 cents per gallon since mid-October. "Primarily, we've seen a noticeable decrease in crude oil prices," said Mike Right of AAA. He notes crude prices have fallen about fifteen dollars since last month. "Back in October, crude was selling for about $75 a...
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October 18, 2018 - 1:24 pm
(WWL.com) New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that when teen drivers have teen passengers, the fatality rate for all people involved in a crash increases by 51 percent. AAA spokesperson Don Redman says it may take some by surprise how much of a distraction teen passengers...
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Jim Hanzo
October 17, 2018 - 8:27 am
After rising the past couple of weeks, gas prices dropped a few cents from a week ago Gas prices higher than last year but they've dropped in the last week The gas price average has declined after nearly 2 weeks of increases. While they are up from last year, they've dropped about 3 cents statewide...
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David Blake
October 08, 2018 - 3:14 pm
In less than a week, drivers across Louisiana have noticed a sharp rise in gasoline prices. AAA fuel analyst Don Redman says prices continue to rise right along with the high price of oil. "You've got oil prices trading at over $76 dollars a barrel which is impacting the price for gasoline,''...
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Jim Hanzo
August 31, 2018 - 9:01 am
If you are getting out of town this Labor Day weekend, expect to pay higher prices than a year ago. "The gas prices for this time heading into the Labor Day holiday is going to be the highest prices we've paid in 4 years," AAA's Don Redman said. "Now, 4 years ago, we were paying, gosh, $3.45 per...
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Chris Miller
August 07, 2018 - 10:48 am
It's the end of summer, kids are going back to school, so why is the price of gasoline going up? Because we're buying it almost as fast as refineries can make it, says Son Redman of the American Automobile Association. "This is due largely to the fact that we're just seeing some historic levels of...
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Jim Hanzo
July 03, 2018 - 8:05 am
It is going to be a record for Independence holiday travel. According to AAA the numbers will be way up for people traveling 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday. Don Redman says AAA has been tracking the 4th of July holiday travel for 18 years and this is the largest...
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Jim Hanzo
June 29, 2018 - 11:02 am
Are gas prices beginning to stabilize as we head into the long Independence holiday? Since the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday, many will be taking the whole week off and that means leaving for the beaches or other destinations as early as this weekend. Gas prices will be much higher this year...
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