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Jim Hanzo
June 14, 2018 - 7:21 am
A study from AAA reports some shocking research. 60 percent of adults admit to drowsy driving and 33 percent have fallen asleep at the wheel. Not only that but the number of crashes involving drowsiness is nearly 8 times higher than federal estimates indicate. State trooper Melissa Matey says it's...
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Jim Hanzo
June 11, 2018 - 8:56 am
We're knee deep in the month of June now, but how are prices at the pump? AAA's Don Redman says we've seen prices not only stabilize but actually drop a couple of pennies since Memorial Day and barring anything major like a hurricane prices could at least hold steady. "We could definitely later...
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Jim Hanzo
May 29, 2018 - 9:04 am
Are gas prices are continuing to rise? What can we expect for the summer months? AAA's Don Redman says he doesn't expect to see a whole of change as we get into June. "Actually we are seeing some signs that it might be getting a break soon," Redman said. "And you are seeing the price of oil start...
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Chris Miller
May 15, 2018 - 8:40 am
Gasoline prices are hitting levels we haven't seen in a few years, and the peak of the season for gas prices is now just days away. It's primarily because of the price of oil, says Mike Right of AAA. He notes oil is trading above $70 a barrel. "That same barrel this time last year could've been...
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Don Ames
May 04, 2018 - 9:46 am
Energy analysts are warning motorists to beware of approaching painful prices at the pump. But, it appears filling your fuel tank won't be as frightful as the prognosticators predict. The headlines say 'brace yourself for the highest gas prices since 2014.' And, that may well be true, according to...
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Don Ames
April 27, 2018 - 8:50 am
The number of fatal hit-and-run crashes, nationally, has been on the rise for the last ten years. Hit-and-run crashes now kill more than 2,000 people a year in the U.S. And, Louisiana and metro New Orleans are guilty of more than their fair share. "Louisiana ranks second in the nation in the number...
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Jim Hanzo
April 20, 2018 - 9:30 am
Prices at the pump are responding to the increased demand and higher oil prices. The price of crude has risen above 68 dollars a barrel the first time since 2015, which is great for people in the oil industry, but bad for customers at the pump. AAA's Don Redman calls it a mixed blessing for folks...
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Jim Hanzo
April 10, 2018 - 9:04 am
Are you noticing the price at the pump inching upwards? It's usually this time of year that we see a rise in gas prices. Although right now we've seen the prices plateau at least for the time being, according to Don Redman with AAA. "It's been holding steady since the beginning of April, and kind...
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Jim Hanzo
March 26, 2018 - 8:29 am
Easter week could have some New Orleanians getting away for a few days and gas prices are slowing inching upward. "Well, we've seen a slight but steady increase in the last week or so," AAA's Don Redman. We're paying 7 cents more at the pump than this time last week and about 27 cents from this...
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Jim Hanzo
November 16, 2017 - 9:05 am
New Orleanians have seen gas prices rise about a nickel in the last week. But will those prices at the pump continue to go up during the Thanksgiving holiday travel season? Don Redman with Triple A calls it a little unexpected as gas prices have risen since the beginning of November, and they could...
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