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East Valley drivers continue to pay the lowest price at the pump across Arizona, with certain areas seeing the average dip below $3.
Despite making strides in reducing the number of teen driver deaths in recent years, the sad fact is that motor vehicle crashes remain a leading cause of death for teenagers. The statistics remain sobering. According to data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, over three teen lives were lost every month over the last seven years.
Arizona drivers got to see the cost to fill the tank drop once again this week.
Fuel prices have tumbled again in Arizona and across the country, with the East Valley benefiting greatly from the fall.
Drivers in Arizona and across the country saw the cost to fill their tank drop by several cents this week.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle deaths for children age 12 and under have dropped by approximately 43 percent over the last decade. Despite this positive news, the fact remains that car crashes remain a leading cause of death for children.
The price of gas for Arizona drivers have dropped by nearly five cents this week as part of a continued decline.
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Arizonans once again paid less for gas this week than they did the week prior, or even during the summer.
When East Valley residents are looking for a brief getaway to decompress and escape the sweltering summer heat, they usually turn their eyes northward to the cooler climes of Prescott, Flagstaff or the Mogollon Rim. However, they’re doing themselves a disservice if they chose to ignore our neighbor to the south.
The price of fuel for the Labor Day weekend is the second highest it’s been in five years, although it has decreased when compared to last week.
The coming end of the summer season has lead to a decrease in the average price to fill the tank across Arizona.
Motorists in Arizona have seen another dip in the cost to fill the tank this week, one that put the average price below $3.50.
People fueling their vehicles this week have once again seen the cost to complete the refill is less than the week before.
Going back to school is a hectic time for families; juggling supply lists and schedules is enough to make any parent frazzled. It’s easy to understand how safety may sometimes take a backseat during these preparations. As a leader in traffic safety, AAA suggests all families take this important quiz to brush up on their knowledge to ensure a safe start to the school year.
A 13U AAA baseball club team is starting to assemble and the Ahwatukee-based squad is looking to add a few more committed players to the roster for the upcoming 2014-15 season.
Arizona drivers who filled the tank this week paid the lowest price to do so in more than a month and a half.
The average price to fill the tank is down once again in Arizona, with the average driver paying just shy of 2 cents less than the week prior.
Drivers across Arizona saw the price to fill the tank decrease by more than 1 cent this week.
Let’s face it: the best antidote for a sweltering summer day is a dive in the swimming pool. Metropolitan Phoenix boasts more than 400,000 swimming pools, proof that we love nothing more than a refreshing dip as the temperatures climb.
One of Chandler’s finer dining options is undergoing a revamp that will result in a new interior and a more comfortable menu for diners.
Teens from all over the state are anxiously ditching backpacks and books for a variety of summer activities. These less structured days often mean more time behind the wheel as these young drivers have the time and the desire to gain much-needed driving experience. Before handing over the keys, parents should know car crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens, with the next three months being acutely dangerous for teens.
There’s no denying it, summer time is here. For the next several months, we’ll hop from one air-conditioned spot to another, in the never-ending quest to escape the scorching heat. However, living in the Valley of the Sun does have its rewards. Aside from stellar sunsets, we are fortunate to have myriad staycation opportunities right in our own backyard. In fact, Arizona is home to nearly 70 AAA Four and Five Diamond lodging properties alone. And, as the temperatures rise, room rates often plummet, making a stay at one of these luxurious resorts a bargain.
Family road trips are an important piece of our heritage, so it’s likely that most of us have a special road trip tucked away as a favorite childhood memory. Mine was a summer jaunt to visit family in Lake Stevens, Wash. Endless “license plate game” and “cyclops” hours later, and we arrived at our first main stop — Redwood National Park. As I unfolded myself out of our station wagon, I’ll never forget my jaw-dropping awe as I peered to look up at these giant trees kissing the sky. Although we camped only a night among the canopies of these behemoths, it’s that part of the two-week trip that was forever etched in my memory. As an adult and parent, state and national parks remain a favorite; there’s something about the unspoiled beauty and beckoning adventure that makes everyone feel like a kid.
While March ended with another increase in the cost of fuel, the average price was at the lowest level in four years.