NJ Press Releases

New Jersey Gas Prices Drop a Penny, Says AAA

Florham Park, N.J., August 13, 2018 — The average price at the pump today in New Jersey is down a penny to $2.89 from last week ($2.90), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is three cents lower than a month ago, but 48 cents higher than it was on August 13, 2017 ($2.41). New Jersey’s average price is four cents higher than the national average but remains the lowest among neighboring states. AAA’s August 13th survey of fuel prices found the current national ...Read More

Drugged Driving on the Rise in New Jersey

Florham Park, N.J., August 9, 2018 — Drugged driving in fatal New Jersey crashes has increased significantly over the last decade, according to a new analysis by AAA Northeast. Cannabinoids and narcotics were the categories of drugs most commonly detected in fatally injured drivers. For its analysis, AAA examined the last available decade’s FARS (fatality analysis reporting system) data on drivers killed in crashes who were screened for drugs and alcohol. The statistics paint a grim picture of the rapidly i...Read More

New Jersey Gas Prices Increase by a Penny, Says AAA

Florham Park, N.J., August 6, 2018 — The average price at the pump in New Jersey up a penny to $2.90 today ($2.89), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is the same as one month ago, but 48 cents higher than it was on August 6, 2017 ($2.42). New Jersey’s average price is four cents higher than the national average price, but continues to be the lowest among neighboring states. AAA’s August 6th survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be $2...Read More

More Americans Protecting Their Vacation Investments with Travel Insurance

Florham Park, N.J., July 31, 2018 — As international travel grows in popularity, Americans are choosing to protect their vacation investments by purchasing travel insurance. According to a recent AAA Travel survey, nearly 4 in 10 Americans (38 percent) are likely to purchase travel insurance for future international trips. For those travelers, trip cancellation protection is the most valuable benefit with 9 in 10 (88 percent) of those likely to purchase insurance saying that getting their money back, if they cancel...Read More

Average Gas Price Holds Steady in New Jersey

Florham Park, N.J., July 30, 2018 — The average price at the pump in New Jersey is $2.89 today, unchanged from a week ago, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is two cents higher than one month ago ($2.87), but 53 cents higher than it was on July 30, 2017 ($2.36). New Jersey’s average price is four cents higher than the national average price, but the lowest among the neighboring states. AAA’s July 30th survey of fuel prices found the current national averag...Read More

AAA Finds Average Gas Price Up One Cent in New Jersey

Florham Park, N.J., July 16, 2018 — The average price at the pump in New Jersey is $2.91 today, just one cent more expensive than last week ($2.90), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is two cents cheaper than one month ago ($2.93), but 62 cents higher than it was on July 16, 2017 ($2.29). AAA’s July 16th survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be $2.87, up one cent from last week ($2.86). The national average price today is three cents ...Read More

Apple, Google software reduces driver distractions — but not by much

Florham Park, N.J., June 27, 2018 — When compared to a new car’s built-in infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are less distracting because the cloud-based software makes it easier to make calls and program navigation while driving. But that doesn’t mean using smartphone-based technology while driving is very smart, says the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In its latest research on distracted driving, the Foundation discovered the Apple and Google systems, on avera...Read More

AAA: New Jersey’s average gas price down three cents

Florham Park, N.J., June 25, 2018 — The average price at the pump in New Jersey is $2.89 today, three cents cheaper than last week ($2.92), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is 13 cents cheaper than one month ago ($3.02), but 59 cents higher than it was on June 25, 2017 ($2.30). AAA’s June 25th survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be $2.84, five cents cheaper than last week ($2.89). The national average price today is 12 cents cheape...Read More

AAA: New Jersey's Average Gas Price Falls Four Cents Since Last Week

June 18th, 2018

Florham Park, N.J., June 18, 2018 — The average price at the pump in New Jersey is $2.92 today, four cents cheaper than last week ($2.96), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is five cents cheaper than one month ago ($2.97), but 58 cents higher than it was on June 18, 2017 ($2.34). AAA’s June 18th survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be $2.89, three cents cheaper than last week ($2.92). The national average price today is 2 cents cheape...Read More

AAA: New Jersey’s average gas price drops below $3/gallon

Florham Park, N.J., June 11, 2018 — The average price at the pump in New Jersey is $2.96 today, four cents cheaper than last week ($3.00), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is four cents higher than one month ago ($2.92) and 59 cents higher than it was on June 11, 2017 ($2.37). AAA’s June 11th survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be $2.92, three cents cheaper than last week. The national average price today is 6 cents higher than a m...Read More