NJ Press Releases

AAA: NJ average gas price declines by a penny

Florham Park, N.J., August 27, 2018 — The average price at the pump today in New Jersey is down a modest one cent to $2.86 from last week ($2.87), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is two cents lower than a month ago ($2.88), but still 49 cents higher than August 27, 2017 ($2.37). New Jersey’s average price is three cents higher than the national average but continues to be the lowest among neighboring states. AAA’s August 27th survey of fuel prices foun...Read More

AAA: Ride-Hailing Twice the Cost of Car Ownership

Florham Park, N.J., August 21, 2018 — Ride-hailing services are a popular and convenient transportation option, but a new AAA analysis shows they may not be a cost-effective replacement for vehicle ownership, depending on a person’s driving habits and modes of transportation they use. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the average driver in an urban area – the only setting in which using these services are a practical full-time transportation option – drives 10,841 miles per year. Whil...Read More

AAA: National, New Jersey average gas prices drop two cents

Florham Park, N.J., August 20, 2018 — The average price at the pump today in New Jersey is down two cents to $2.87 from last week ($2.89), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is three cents lower than a month ago ($2.90), but still 49 cents higher than last year ($2.38). New Jersey’s average price is four cents higher than the national average but continues to be the lowest among neighboring states. AAA’s August 20th survey of fuel prices found the current...Read More

Many older drivers don’t talk about driving safety

Florham Park, N.J., August 14, 2018 — It could be an unexplained dent in your father’s car or that your mother received a second citation for running a stop sign. Your parents – like many other older drivers – could have benefitted from a discussion on their driving ability before any problems started. But according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, those conversations usually aren’t happening. A new Foundation study reports 83 percent of older drivers report never discussin...Read More

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